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By Karla Pomeroy
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Tularemia found in Washakie County cat

One human case in Big Horn County

 

Will Laegreid

WORLAND - Tularemia, plague, West Nile virus, rabies, vesicular stomatitis – Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory experts are cautioning residents to monitor not only their pets and livestock, but also themselves this summer.

Several cases of tularemia in wildlife and domestic animals have been diagnosed by the WSVL, including in Albany, Platte and Washakie counties, said Will Laegreid, WSVL director.

"There have been a number of human tularemia cases in Colorado this summer and (Wyoming), and we would like to prevent any more cases in Wyoming if possible," Laegreid said.

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