Swine Flue In Horses – Not Likely

October 9, 2010

by: Erin Ryder
Can horses get swine flu? Probably not, said Tom Chambers, PhD, who heads the OIE Reference Laboratory for Equine Influenza at the University of Kentucky’s Gluck Equine Research Center in Lexington. Influenza viruses have an amazing ability to mutate and change their characteristics, so scientists who study them never say “never.”