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Equine influenza

The equine flu is a common and highly contagious respiratory disease. It affects all equines. It is very important especially in sport horses.

The protection induced by vaccines against horse influenza doesn’t last long.

For this reason, the surveillance of the disease requires horses to be revaccinated frequently.

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Animal Viruses: Their Transmission and the Diseases They Produce

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