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Resistance to Hendra virus vaccine could prove deadly
7/10/2018

Hendra virus is transmitted by bats and is endemic in Australia, where it has killed both horses and people, including veterinarians, since the first documented outbreak in 1994. An equine vaccine exists, but many horse owners resist advice to vaccinate due to cost or concern of side effects, and scientists fear the virus could become a global concern if it mutates.

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