• Epidemic
  • The outbreak was dubbed "Asiatic flu" or "Russian flu" (not to be confused with the 1977-1978 epidemic caused by Influenza A/USSR/90/77 H1N1, which was also called Russian flu). (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1963, the H3N8 (A/equine/2/Miami/63) subtype created an epidemic of equine influenza in Miami and subsequently spread throughout North and South America and Europe, creating massive outbreaks during 1964 and 1965. (wikipedia.org)
  • infection
  • Cats have been experimentally infected with the virus, leading to clinical signs, shedding of the virus, and infection of other cats. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spread of the disease has been associated with the movement of people, pets, horse equipment and tack where proper biosecurity procedures have not been followed Subclinical infection with virus shedding can occur in vaccinated horses, particularly where there is a mismatch between the vaccine strains and the virus strains circulating in the field. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fever of 102.5- 105.0 F, frequent dry cough for several weeks, 'drippy' nose with discharge and secondary bacterial infection are some of the clinical signs of Equine influenza virus infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • viral
  • If the infecting dose of virus is high, abundant viral neuraminidase breaks down the mucosal layer, allowing access of the virus to the underlying epithelial cells. (wikipedia.org)