Mossie virus escapes to the wild, feral pig infected

Chris McLennan
By Chris McLennan
April 8 2022 - 10:00pm
IT'S OUT: The outbreak of Japanese encephalitis has now spread into the wild, after a positive detection in a feral pig from the Northern Territory.

The Japanese encephalitis virus has been discovered among feral pigs for the first time.

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Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

ACM national rural property writer based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Career journalist. Multi award winner.

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