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The threat of equine influenza took the horse racing world by storm this year as an above-average number of infections cancelled races in the United Kingdom. PUMA Men's Poseidon Cross-Training shoesIt was the first time in 15 years that horse races were canceled for flu concerns.
The ongoing U.K. outbreak has seen 69 cases, mostly in England, but one as far north as Aberdeenshire in Scotland. Fila Boardwalk Slipper Wmn Flip Flops White WomenThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Denver Mens Kevin Dark Brown Cream Embroidered Boot L3935 The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
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