Texas confirms 13th horse with vesicular stomatitis

Vesicular Stomatitis

From: Horse Talk

Vesicular StomatitisAnimal health authorities in Texas have confirmed the 13th case of the insect-borne disease, vesicular stomatitis, in a horse in the state.

The Texas Animal Health Commission said it had received confirmation of the latest case in Nueces County in South Texas. The property is 10.2 miles south of Mathis, close to where the 12th case was reported.

To date, seven properties in four Texas counties have been confirmed with the disease, which has symptoms similar to those of foot and mouth disease.

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AUTHOR: Posted by Habitat for Horses Calaway
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