Australian Vets Urge Precautions Against Hendra Virus

The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is urging horse owners in south east Queensland to keep feed and water under cover and to stable horses overnight where possible, following the identification of Hendra virus in a horse on the Sunshine Coast.

AVA Queensland President, Dr Craig Pullen said that the disease is not highly contagious, and that the public health risk from the

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