News research shows pigs vulnerable to Hendra virus

A new Canadian study shows pigs are susceptible to the Hendra virus and has concerned the Australian Veterinary Association the ABC reported.

President of the Australian Veterinary Association Dr Mark Lawrie said that within a piggery environment management of the disease could be easier compared to “free-ranging” horses.

Dr Lawrie said that there could be a risk with the the wild pig population.

Posted via email from 4ZZZ News

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