QUEEN CREEK, AZ — East Valley Equine Practitioners (EVEP) reported earlier this week that a horse in their care in Queen Creek has tested obvious for “equine enteric coronavirus.”
“Right here is never any longer a long-established virus clarify in horses and there is no vaccine for it. It’s miles NOT connected to the human accumulate from China,” per EVEP.
They noticed the horse wasn’t entertaining, performing colicky and had a fever of over 104F.
“This virus is transmitted from horse to horse by strategy of fecal oral transmission,” so there is slight to no likelihood that humans can contract this disease from a horse, officers instruct.
Then but again, in case you beget a horse and look for these symptoms, EVEP suggests you shield them remoted and in a clean location and then name your veterinarian.
EVEP recommends the consume of “bleach, povidone iodine, and chlorhexidine” to extinguish the virus and cessation it from spreading.
This disease for horses is never indubitably lethal per EVEP.
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