West Nile Virus (WNV) in Horses Surveillance

 
 
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West Nile Virus (WNV) in Alberta Horses (2003 to 2015)

Year
Number of Confirmed Positive Cases
2003
170
2004
4
2005
3
2006
9
2007
46
2008
0
2009
1
2010
0
2011
0
2012
5
2013
14
2014
6
2015
10
TOTAL
268
.
Cases Reported in 2015:
Case Number
Nearest Population Centre
1
Acme
2
Chinook
3
Endiang
4
Airdrie
5
Andrew
6
Lougheed
7
Airdrie
8
Dorothy
9
Elk Point
10
Raymond
.As of
The first confirmed equine case of West Nile Virus in 2015 was confirmed on Friday August 23.

For more information about WNV in horses, please read the WNV Agri-Fact sheet.

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This information published to the web on February 23, 2009.
Last Reviewed/Revised on September 8, 2015.