Here are the top five posts on Outbreak News Today for the week Dec. 29, 2018 through Jan. 4, 2019: 5. Johns Hopkins researchers: Plant compounds may be better than current antibiotics at treating...

By: Andrea M. Bagley RN, BSN, CEN Although rare, zoonotic diseases such as Methicillin –resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) have been shown to be transmitted from humans to horses and horses to humans...

Three quarantines for Strangles have been reported in different counties in Florida after horses tested positive for the bacterial infection. According to the Florida Department of Agriculture and...

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs confirmed two cases of EEE from the Regional Municipality of Niagara on September 12th, 2018. Both horses were unvaccinated and had no travel...

Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries Commissioner John McMillan has announced that three horses have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) by the department’s diagnostic...

In a follow-up on the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) situation in the state of Florida, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed positive tests for seven horses in July: On...

A four-year-old quarter horse stallion in Richmond County was euthanized after contracting the first case of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis in North Carolina this year. EEE is a mosquito-borne disease...

On July 3, the Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) reported on the following: The Florida Department of Agriculture has reported the following 14 confirmed cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis...

On Wednesday, June 20, 2018, an attending veterinarian confirmed an outbreak of botulism in Chester Basin, Nova Scotia, Canada, according to a Equine Disease Communication Center outbreak notification. A...

The Tennessee State Veterinarian is advising all horse owners to be alert as Potomac horse fever has been confirmed in a horse in Davidson County. Freshwater snails are the source of the bacteria that...