Vaccination is strongly urged for horses in southwestern Michigan

07/27/2010 | Kalamazoo Gazette (Mich.)

At least five horses in southwestern Michigan were confirmed to have died of Eastern equine encephalitis, prompting state health officials to urge residents to take precautionary measures, including having their horses vaccinated against the mosquito-borne virus. "If we see more than three cases in a cluster, we consider that an outbreak. This is an outbreak," the state's veterinarian said.

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