African Horse Sickness
Early Warning System
2016/2017 outbreak.
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Maltahoehe, NAM.
3/5/2017
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White river, MPU.
3/5/2017
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2/5/2017
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Posted: 3/2/2017, 19:58.
Notice of restricted African Horse Sickness Vaccination Period
Notice of restricted African Horse Sickness Vaccination Period
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Hi, I would like to know if donkeys are prone to AHS, and also if they can be carriers?

Asked: 9/3/2008, 09:40 by Leaza Tobias.
Answered: 12/3/2008, 09:48 by Douglas Welsh.

Donkeys do get affected by AHS but not to the extent that horses do. This season I have had 6 reports in donkeys but not confirmed with tests. It is assumed that donkeys do pass on the AHS virus when in a vireamic state.

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