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Strangles (Streptococcus equi) in Ontario, April 30, 2024

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)

Strangles (Streptococcus equi) has been confirmed in the City of Kawartha Lakes, Ontario. On April 23, 2024, a mare was examined for signs of nasal discharge and an unrelenting fever. There are 3 additional suspected cases.

Under veterinary supervision, the farm owner has voluntarily restricted animal movement and implemented infection control procedures.