Monday, July 25, 2011
That seems to be the question for the Queensland authorities in Australia when an outbreak of the Hendra virus that has affected fourteen horses and now a dog.
The Queensland’s chief vet Dr Rick Symons said: We don't know how the dog contracted the virus or when it happened, it was the first time outside of a laboratory that an animal other than a flying fox, horse or human, had been confirmed with the virus.
So now the Queensland Biosecurity and the Queensland Health department are real concerned on how a dog was able to get this virus.
Read the article here.