Aussie Horse virus

robert at chironex.jcu.edu.au robert at chironex.jcu.edu.au
Thu Sep 29 19:28:23 EST 1994


In article <JEB.Harrison-280994120018 at 130.216.55.61> JEB.Harrison at auckland.ac.nz (Jane Harrison) writes:
>Has anyone heard of the virus that has killed 14 horses and a trainer in
>Queensland?
>Just very interetsed.  The Horses went off their food, then had trouble
>breathing and died, and the trianer exhibited the same symptoms and was
>hosptialised, ending up on respirators and a dyalsis machine, and died
>today.


Yep, well the word I have from someone at AAHL is that it is a paramyxo.
Just as soon as I know more, I'll post it
Cheers,



Robert

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