This summer’s outbreak has mostly affected equines, with just two cattle operations reporting the disease so far.
This summer’s outbreak of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) has mostly affected horses, but continues to spread across state lines and to new premises within states with previous cases.
This year’s outbreak of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) hasn’t died out yet, but has tapered off significantly as fall weather freezes out the insect vectors associated with the disease.
So far this summer, the USDA has confirmed vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) on premises in six states.
This summer’s outbreak of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) appears to be losing steam, with no new states reporting positive cases in the USDA’s latest weekly situation report.
As the summer progresses, insect-borne vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) appeared in Wyoming for the first time this year and spread to new premises in Texas.
Veterinarians and producers in western states should be on the lookout for signs of vesicular stomatitis (VS), which in recent years has been reported in states across the western United States.
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