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Malaysia Bans Aust Horses Over Hendra Fears
Malaysia “has banned the import of horses from Australia for its racing industry following the latest outbreak of the deadly Hendra virus” reported skynews.com.au. Veterinary department deputy director-general Dr Ibrahim Che' Embong told The Star newspaper the ban “was a precautionary move” which took effect from July 8 & “would be rescinded once Australian authorities gave the clearance”.