Hendra virus update
Biosecurity Queensland has completed testing on the Atherton Tablelands property where Hendra virus was detected.
No further Hendra virus infection was detected in other animals on the property. The property was released from quarantine on the 21 August 2015.
Signs of Hendra virus, how it is transmitted, how to reduce the risk of horses and people being infected, the role of flying foxes and other animals, and who to contact if you suspect Hendra virus
Information for veterinarians
Guidelines for vets handling potential infections, how to submit samples for analysis, and personal protective equipment
Intergovernmental Hendra Virus Taskforce
Information about the new Intergovernmental Hendra Virus Taskforce
Horse industries and owners
Guidelines for holding equestrian events, information about Hendra virus testing, and biosecurity procedures
Initial research into Hendra virus, how research has progressed and information about the Queensland Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases
Guidelines for veterinarians handling potential Hendra Virus infection in horses: Version 5.1, December 2013. Includes summary of important changes.