News & Media Releases

Aug, 17 2022 | News

Antibodies to Filovirus discovered in Australian Bat Species

Tests undertaken by CSIRO researchers on blood samples taken over several years from Australian bats have indicated that some bats have an immune response to a filovirus.

Jul, 11 2022 | News

Wildlife Health Australia Linking Global Networks of Wildlife Experts

Wildlife Health Australia (WHA) is currently expanding its roles in One Health by exploring opportunities to work more closely with wildlife health professionals in the Indo-Pacific.

National Surveillance Program Shows Australia is a 'Global Sink' for Diversity of Avian Influenza Virus

May, 30 2022 | News

National Surveillance Program Shows Australia is a 'Global Sink' for Diversity of Avian Influenza Virus

The most comprehensive (molecular epidemiological) study utilizing AIV data from wild birds generated through the NAIWB surveillance program to date is described in the paper, “Australia as...
National Network of Specialised Medical Facilities Expanded For Australia's Wildlife

Apr, 7 2022 | News

National Network of Specialised Medical Facilities Expanded For Australia's Wildlife

Three specialised veterinary hospitals have joined a national program to help track the health of Australia’s wildlife.

Feb, 16 2022 | News

How the Recent Increase of Outbreaks of High Pathogenicity Avian Influenza Virus in the Northern Hemisphere impacts Australia

Analysis of the most recent outbreaks of AIV in poultry in Victoria were found to be strains closely related to those circulating in Australian wild birds, and not imported avian influenza virus...
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