Equine Herpes Virus — Canada
Three facilities in the Canadian province of Ontario are now under quarantine due to the neurological form of equine herpes virus, type 1 (EHV-1).
In early February 2021, health authorities were alerted to an outbreak of EHV-1 on a farm in the Municipality of Halton. According to the Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC), 2 horses were affected in the private facility. Both were euthanized following the sudden onset of severe incoordination and an inability to stand.
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