Interim ICC Report – March 2019 #07 (12.03.19)

Interim ICC Report – March 2019 #07 (12.03.19) – Report from Germany on Equine Influenza and USA on Equine Influenza

Germany

Equine Influenza (EI)

On 11 March 2019,  Labor Dr. Böse GmbH confirmed a case of EI in an unvaccinated gelding.  The horse presented with clinical signs of pyrexia and respiratory problems. Positive diagnosis was confirmed by PCR on a nasopharyngeal swab.

 

USA

Equine Influenza (EI)

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture has confirmed EI in a group of four horses returning from out-of-state events in Tennessee.  All are from Williamson County but not all from the same barn.  The affected horses have been isolated and an official quarantine has been imposed to prevent further spread of the virus.

 

Kind regards

International Collating Centre