Is a virus that affects birds and horses and rarely humans.
A vaccine exists for horses but not people.
are a high fever, headache, lethargy and vomiting.
may progress to coma and death.
disease can be detected by blood tests but no specific treatments
affects roughly 10 people per year in the U.S.A.
Equine Encephalitis resources
Center for Disease Control CDC http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/arbor/eeefact.htm
Florida Cooperative Extension's Electronic Data Information
Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca