South Carolina's state veterinarian Friday announced that two cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been confirmed in the state. A horse that died in Darlington County and a miniature donkey that died in Horry County recently tested positive for the disease.
Clemson Livestock-Poultry Health veterinarian Adam Eichelberger has been elected to the national Council on Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine.
It’s mosquito-carried disease season and horses need to be protected. Boyd Parr, South Carolina state veterinarian and director of Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health, recommends horse owners stay current on vaccinations for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), West Nile Virus (WNV) and rabies for their horses.
Boyd H. Parr, South Carolina state veterinarian and director of Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health, has been appointed to a second two-year term on the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture's Advisory Committee on Animal Health. Parr represents Eastern states' animal health officials.