Posted: Oct 10, 2013 | Author: Health4horses
Hendra virus can occur wherever there is overlap of flying foxes and horses. Because of the large distances that flying foxes travel, Hendra virus outbreaks could occur across a large proportion of the country.
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State of Queensland, Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation. Guidelines for veterinarians handling potential Hendra virus infection in horses: Version 4.2, December, 2011.
Greg Richards, Les Hall and Steve Parish. A Natural History of Australian Bats: Working the Night Shift, 2012. CSIRO Publishing.