Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Asked: 19/11/2007, 09:06 by Anita Cary.
Answered: 25/11/2007, 21:20 by Douglas Welsh, James Urry.
There is no evidence that vaccination results in carrier status and certainly will not result in spread of the disease. Horses are vaccinated in remote areas with no evidence of these3 claims. Sadly this is an uninformed statement and one should remember that vaccination is mandatory although at this stage only enforced if horses travel to the Protection zone in the Cape.
Answer submitted by Dr D. Mullins, Equine Veterinarian