Hendra Virus Returns To Australia

The Australian Animal Health Laboratory has confirmed that the Hendra virus (HeV), otherwise known as equine morbillivirus, has made a third appearance in Australia. According to ProMED (Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases), "The diagnosis is based on histology, immuno-peroxidase, and PCR (polymerase chain reaction) testing of formalized lung tissue and electron microscopy." Hendra virus

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