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Equine Herpes Virus — United States
A Virginia horse has tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1, but state officials say there is no cause for alarm for the general horse population in the Commonwealth.
On Thu 24 Oct 2019, the State Veterinarian’s Office of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed that a horse has tested positive for the virus causing equine herpes myeloencephalopathy.
According to a release, the infected animal was at a boarding stable in Loudoun County, which has now been