Re: [RC] More on the WNV horses that were vaccinated - DESERTRYDR1
Heidi, the thing to do is vaccinate this fall. I work at a local health
department (Benton-Franklin--the Tri-Cities area) and just today was talking
with our new epidemiologist. He confirmed that we need to vaccinate now,
because the full immunity takes several weeks (three to six) after the second
dose. He also confirmed that we should booster next spring. The lady I
board with was going to wait til next spring to do her horses, but I told her
what I had found out, and she said she would talk to her vet. She uses a
different vet than I do, mine said do it now!
I would guess that if the horses you wrote about were only vaccinated in
September, that's why they still got sick. jeri
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