Horses At Risk For Encephalitic Diseases

Dennis D. French, Blanchard, Tobie M.  |  5/13/2006 1:53:46 AM

(Radio News 04/17/06) Horses are at risk for several encephalitic diseases. West Nile posed a threat to horses several years ago, but that disease is not as serious as eastern equine encephalitis and wester equine encephalitis. LSU AgCenter veterinarian Dr. Dennis French says encephalitis viruses are considered sleeping diseases because of the neurological effects. (Runtime: 60 seconds)
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