Dogs Also Victims of 2007 Equine Influenza in Australia

Australian officials confirmed that the equine influenza virus infecting about 20,000 horses in the country in 2007 also infected dogs that had close contact with the sick horses.

"Dogs that were with or near equine influenza-infected horses were observed with a flu-like illness," said Peter D. Kirkland, PhD, of the Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute in New South

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