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Authorities prepare for hendra virus crisis meeting

Brisbane : Australia | Jul 26, 2011 at 2:26 PM PDT
Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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Hendra dog case sparks crisis meeting Francis Tapim Updated July 27, 2011 05:59:28 Chief veterinarians, health officers and scientists from Queensland and New South Wales will hold a crisis meeting in Brisbane today to discuss the deadly hendra virus's appearance in a dog near Brisbane. FULL ARTICLE AT Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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