Equine Viral Arteritis in PEI

Multiple newborn foals in Queens County have died due to this outbreak.
Twelve horses in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, were confirmed positive for equine viral arteritis, and multiple newborn foals have died in this outbreak.
Twelve horses in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, were confirmed positive for equine viral arteritis, and multiple newborn foals have died in this outbreak. | Wikimedia Commons

Twelve horses in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, were confirmed positive for equine viral arteritis (EVA). The EVA-positive horses that died in this outbreak were all newborn foals with severe interstitial pneumonia. Investigation is ongoing. 

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