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Other Names: Equine Morbillivirus Pneumonia, Acute Equine Respiratory Syndrome
Hendra is a rare, but severe, viral disease that causes respiratory illness in affected animals. Hendra affects primarily horses, fruit bats, and also humans.

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  • Paramyxoviridae Henipavirus Henda Virus

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