Influenza: Horse Owners to Create 'Buffer Zones' to Stop Spread

Property owners are being asked to create buffer zones on their land in a bid to stop the spread of equine influenza (EI), the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Primary Industries announced in a statement released today.

NSW deputy chief veterinary officer, Ian Roth, said it was vital to stop horse to horse interactions due to the highly contagious nature of the disease.


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