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New weapon against deadly Hendra virus
6th April 2015
As Brisbane researchers prepare to commence human trials of an antibody treatment for Hendra virus, we look back at our role in identifying this deadly virus 21 years ago, our involvement in developing a vaccine for horses, and the global collaboration to find a treatment for people affected by the virus.
First Hendra, now bat lyssavirus, so what are zoonotic diseases?
27th February 2013
By Linfa Wang, Science Leader in Virology and Gary Crameri, Virologist, Australian Animal Health Lab The last 30 years have seen […]
Vaccine arrives to boost the frontline fight against Hendra virus
31st October 2012
Australian horse owners and the equine industry receive an important boost in their fight against the deadly Hendra virus today, […]
Going viral: how a virus mutates between animals
7th April 2020
Scientists are still trying to figure out the source of COVID-19. But if it did come from a bat, it may have gone through another animal and then to humans. We explain this process.
The link between climate change and disease
31st July 2019
A new report has been released outlining the link between climate change and disease. Our directors of Health and Biosecurity and the Australian Animal Health Laboratory talk us through what it means for us in Australia.