Virus kills 3 horses at Hawthorne race course - FOX 32 News Chicago

Virus kills 3 horses at Hawthorne race course

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

A virus has killed three horses at Hawthorne race course.

The entire racecourse is under quarantine after the first case was diagnosed last month, the Chicago Tribune says.

There are nearly 2,000 horses are at the Hawthorne race course and none are being allowed to leave. The majority of the horses are healthy, but the virus can be spread through the air or by direct contact.

There is no vaccine for the virus.

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