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New Hendra virus variant confirmed in flying foxes across Australia – Sydney Morning Herald

Hendra had been thought to be confined to a few bat species in Queensland and NSW, but research has confirmed a new variant of…

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Flying foxes do not spread the virus to humans and there have been no cases of human-to-human transmission, but health authorities keep a close eye on new cases because it is so deadly when humans contract it.
No vaccine exists for the disease for humans,…

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