Following on the heels of the beginning of the start eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) season, warnings are going out about another mosquito-borne disease in parts of North America, West Nile virus (WNV) encephalitis. While mosquitoes have been swarming around here for months, WNV only becomes a real concern in southwestern Ontario starting in mid-to-late August.

Equine infectious anemia (EIA) is a rare disease but one that a lot of time, effort and money are put into avoiding. Most people know about this disease by way of the most common test (formerly) used to diagnose it: the Coggin’s test (see image).

Equine infectious anemia is caused by a virus of the


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