Human intrusion on fruit bat habitats raises exposure risk to Hendra virus in Australia

Source: Science Daily

There is a rising risk of human and domestic animal exposure to deadly Hendra virus (HeV) carried by fruit bats in Eastern Australia due to human intrusion into their habitats, human proximity to woodlands and vegetation loss, a new study reveals.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/08/170815095124.htm