Sunland Park EHV-1 Update
Number of horses diagnosed positive has reached 61.
February 10, 2016
New Mexico Livestock Board
The New Mexico Livestock Board on Tuesday issued the following update on the EHV-1 virus outbreak at Sunland Park Racetrack:
--Number of horses diagnosed positive for the EHV-1 virus to-date: 61
--Number of horses released today from the isolation barn: 3
--Number of exposed barns that have been returned to non-exposed status to-date: 6
--List of facilities within the quarantine perimeter: Sunland Park Racetrack, Frontera Training Center, Jovi, and Lazy S.
Biosecurity measures among horsemen and women are still necessary, such as taking temperatures twice a day, handwashing, washing/disinfecting anything a horse has touched or could touch, etc.
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