Equine herpes virus-1, a sometimes deadly virus that can cause myeloencephalopathy in some infected horses (Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy or EHM), has surfaced at one horse farm in Union County, NJ, as reported by the New Jersey Department of Agriculture on March 20, 2018 and in theHORSE on March 21, 2018.

The second horse had

People concerned about the ebola quarantines of health workers returning from Africa might be interested in how quarantines issued during animal disease outbreaks have helped save lives.

In 2006, while I was the N.J. State Veterinarian, two seemingly healthy asymptomatic horses were transported to Monmouth Park, a racetrack in New Jersey, from Canada.

No one

Bentley, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel owned Nina Pham, the nurse infected with the Ebola virus after caring for the recently deceased Thomas Eric Duncan, has been quarantined but there are no plans, thankfully, to euthanize him.  That is good news and in stark comparison to the draconian measures taken by officials in Spain, who