Results of diagnostic testing received earlier today, confirmed the 2nd equine West Nile virus case diagnosed in KY this calendar year.

1 Equine Confirmed Today As Affected With West Nile Virus

In LEWIS County Kentucky: KDA Reference: 002 is

a 6yr TWH Stallion – Euthanized

Onset Date: 08/28/18 found in the morning down in stall, rise w assistance. That night went back down and was unable to rise – euthanized 8/29 pm

Vaccination: No WNV Vacc History,

The Department of Agriculture’s West Nile page is being reformatted and updated to include the 2018 cases as well as our cumulative and annual summaries 2001-2017.

Rusty