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Hendra virus found in a dog (via ABC rural )

The Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) in Geelong has confirmed that a dog has tested positive for hendra virus. Queensland chief veterinary officer, Dr Rick Symons, says it’s an unprecedented situation. “This is the first time outside of a laboratory that an animal other than a flying fox or a horse, or a human, has been confirmed with hendra virus infection,” Dr. Symons said.

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