Find information on Hendra virus for horse owners, equestrian event organisers and veterinarians.
Hendra virus detected in Mackay
A confirmed case of Hendra virus has been detected in the Mackay area on 8 July 2022.
This is Queensland's first case of Hendra virus since 2017.
Contact your veterinarian immediately if you suspect your animal may have Hendra virus infection. Veterinarians that suspect Hendra virus infection in a patient should follow standard procedures to investigate the situation.
- Assessing Hendra virus risk factors
- Precautions to take when Hendra virus is suspected
- Summary of Hendra virus incidents in horses
- Hendra virus sampling, submission and testing
- Planning and preparing for a Hendra virus investigation
- Property entry and exit process for routine visits or Hendra virus investigations
- Last reviewed: 6 Jun 2018
- Last updated: 12 Jul 2022
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