Saturday, June 11, 2005
West Nile Virus affects 2nd Sonoma Country horse
|The virus, while often almost unnoticable in humans, is usually fatal in horses. There is a vaccine, but it is expensive and needs to be given every 6 months.|
From the Press Democrat:
"A horse stabled near the town of Sonoma has tested positive for West Nile virus, becoming the first equine case in Sonoma County this year, county health and vector control officials said Friday.