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Vesicular Stomatitis outbreak continues to expand


The Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) outbreak continues to expand in Wyoming. Cases have been reported in horses on 6 different premises in Goshen County to date. Eight premises in Platte County have recently been quarantined. Cases in Platte County involve both horses and cattle.

The main symptoms of VSV are slobbering, blisters, sores and sloughing of skin in the mouth, on the tongue, on the muzzle, inside the ears and on the coronary band above the hooves. Lameness and weight loss may also occur. VSV-infected horses and/or cattle have been found already in 2015 in Colorado, New Mexico, South Da...

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