Hendra Horse Euthanized, Additional Testing in Progress

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Biosecurity Queensland has euthanized a horse at a Cawarral horse nursery property that tested positive for Hendra virus infection. Euthanasia is the national policy for horses confirmed as being infected with the virus, which can affect both horses and humans.

Horses can have the virus in their system and recover, but there is an ongoing risk of the virus remaining dormant and

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