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What is equine infectious anemia?

Non-contagious but infectious disease of horses, donkeys and mules; Viral disease which affects the animal’s immune system, something like HIV in humans; Symptoms include fever, anorexia, muscle weakness and wasting, swelling of the underside of belly and legs; Horses infected with the EIA virus carry it for life; Transmitted by larger bloodsucking insects, mainly horseflies […] Read more