Equine Herpes Outbreak in Australia

A mare (or mares) imported from North America to Victoria, Australia, is believed to be at the center of the latest outbreak of equine herpes virus (EHV-1), or equine rhinopneumonitis virus, in Australia. 

As the Australian Thoroughbred breeding season officially got under way on Sept. 1, at least a dozen farms were quarantined. Most are in Victoria, but several in New Sout

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