Vesicular Stomatitis Confirmed In Arizona Horses

On May 1, the Arizona Department of Agriculture issues a press release stating that two horses in Maricopa County, Arizona, had been confirmed with Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV) in the East Valley.

VSV is a contagious virus which causes blister-like sores on the mouths, noses and sometimes feet of infected animals. The Department of Agriculture is testing animals from a total of eight locations in Maricopa County.

Read the full press release from the Arizona Department of Agriculture.