Australia, tourists feared exposed to fatal Hendra virus

Posted on July 13, 2011 • Filed under: Australia

According to AFP, Australian health officials urged tourists who visited the Blazing Saddles adventure farm last weekend, west of Cairns, to report to authorities. A horse on the ranch died of the rare disease. The disease is passed from fruit bats on to horses. It can be fatal to humans. There are no known human cases known at this time.Read Article

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