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What to do if you encounter an outbreak of equine influenza

The American Association of Equine Practitioners has published guidelines on how to deal with outbreaks of equine influenza:

Equine influenza guidelines.

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) was founded in 1954 by a group of 11 charter members who saw that together they could direct the focus of equine veterinary medicine. Today, the AAEP, headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, represents an educated group of men and women who cover a broad range of equine disciplines, breeds and associations. Over 8,000 veterinarians and veterinary students in 57 countries are members of the AAEP. The AAEP's mission is to improve the health and welfare of the horse, to further the professional development of its members, and to provide resources and leadership for the benefit of the equine industry. These principles have guided the AAEP for nearly 50 years in the activities and services it provides. For more information, please visit their website at

The Maxwell Gluck Equine Research Center has information regarding equine influenza vaccine:

For further information about vaccines, the LRG-AF  suggests you visit the Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center at the Department of Veterinary Science at the University of Kentucky.  Thomas M. Chambers, PhD, is in charge of the laboratory, the only one in the western hemisphere under the auspices of the Office  International des Epizooties (OIE).  His laboratory is called upon as one of the very few centers of expertise in international surveillance for this disease.  He is a member of the the international Expert Surveillance Panel which meets annually to review the status of equine influenza worldwide and make recommendations to vaccine manufacturers for updating their equine influenza vaccines.  Dr. Chambers is responsible for developing FluAvertTM  - the first intranasal, modified-live virus vaccine for equine influenza.

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