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Fresh Hendra Fears After Pet Dog Contracts Virus

Fresh Hendra Fears After Pet Dog Contracts Virus

27 Jul, 2011

A new wave of fear has arisen over the deadly Hendra Virus after a family dog tested positive to the disease in Queensland.

The kelpie is believed to have contracted the virus from an infected horse at a quarantined property in the state’s south east.

Queensland Premier Anna Bligh is due to hold an emergency …

NSW & QLD Governments Unite To End Hendra Outbreak

NSW & QLD Governments Unite To End Hendra Outbreak

11 Jul, 2011

The New South Wales and Queensland governments have linked together in order to prevent the further spread of the Hendra Virus.

Hendra has already led to the deaths of 11 horses.

While there have been no positive tests as yet, it is believes that as many as 32 people have been exposed to the virus …