Hendra Virus Infects Australian Veterinarian

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A Thoroughbred veterinarian infected by the killer Hendra virus was admitted to a hospital in Queensland Aug. 27. The vet contracted the virus after performing an autopsy on a Thoroughbred in his clinic last week.

There are reportedly two known current cases of Hendra in the Thoroughbred population in Queensland.

While believed unrelated to the EI currently sweeping Australia

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