NAQIA bans pets’ import

The National Agriculture Quarantine and Inspection Authority (NAQIA) on Tuesday banned the import of dogs and cats into the country from Australia because of the outbreak of the hendra virus. NAQIA imposed the ban after a dog tested positive for hendra virus, a diseases normally found in flying foxes that had spread to horses and now to a dog.

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SOURCE: The National, August 11, 2011

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