Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Mosquito borne viruses found

Murray Valley Encephalitis and Kunjin viruses have been found in blood samples from sentinel chickens.

Courtesy Atlanta Commissioner Emma L Darnell

Courtesy Atlanta Commissioner Emma L Darnell

Sentinel chicken flocks are kept in various Kimberley and Pilbara locations as reliable indicators of these potentially fatal diseases.

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