Fighting Equine Influenza: Winning the Battle but Losing the War?

Over the course of a few short months, the Australian horse flu outbreak cost the country approximately $100 million AU ($92.6 million US) and caused racing, breeding, and other performance horse-related activities to effectively grind to a halt.

Australia, which was influenza-free until August 2007, was hard hit by this virus. The combination of a na�ve population (one with no immunity

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