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RALEIGH — Eastern equine encephalitis virus has recently been identified in eastern North Carolina. Horses in three counties — Brunswick, Pender and Onslow — were recently diagnosed with EEE. In addition, EEE virus was detected in a mosquito sample from New Hanover County. No human cases of EEE have been identified in North Carolina so far this year. 

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Friday, 19 February 2021 10:38

COLUMN: Yahoo! Ride ’em, cowboy

All my life I’ve liked animals, small or large, didn’t make no difference. Being raised on an old farm, we would go through a lot of mules, cows and horses.

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Monday, 03 August 2020 14:14

N.C. sees first cases of EEE for 2020

RALEIGH — Four horses have recently tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis in North Carolina. The horses were located in Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus and Durham counties. These are the first cases of EEE reported this year.

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RALEIGH — Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is encouraging equine owners to have their animals vaccinated against Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis and West Nile Virus.

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RALEIGH — Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is encouraging horse owners to have their animals vaccinated against Eastern equine encephalomyelitis and West Nile virus.

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