HENDRA VIRUS


Is it dangerous to give the Hendra vaccination at the same time a horse has their teeth done?

It should be perfectly safe to give a Hendra vaccine at the same time as dental maintenance as long as the horse is otherwise healthy and your veterinarian is comfortable with doing both procedures at the same time….

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Is the Hendra virus still a threat?

The Hendra virus (HeV) is still a very real threat. It causes a potentially deadly viral disease that can spread from horses to humans. There are no known treatments for the Hendra virus, but there is a vaccine available….

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Is there a chance my horse could catch the Hendra virus from the vaccine?

There is zero risk of Hendra virus infection resulting from vaccination. This is because the vaccine does not contain any whole Hendra virus. The vaccine’s active ingredient is a tiny protein that’s found on the surface ….

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