The equine Hendra virus vaccine remains a highly effective preventative measure against infection in horses and humans: ‘The imperative to develop a human vaccine for the Hendra virus in Australia’

@article{Peel2016TheEH,
  title={The equine Hendra virus vaccine remains a highly effective preventative measure against infection in horses and humans: ‘The imperative to develop a human vaccine for the Hendra virus in Australia’},
  author={Alison J. Peel and Hume Ernest Field and Peter A. Reid and Raina K. Plowright and Christopher C. Broder and Lee F. Skerratt and David T. S. Hayman and Olivier Restif and Melanie Taylor and Gerardo Martin and Gary S Crameri and Ina L Smith and Michelle L. Baker and Glenn A. Marsh and Jennifer A Barr and Andrew C. Breed and James L. N. Wood and Navneet K. Dhand and Jenny-Ann Toribio and Andrew A. Cunningham and Ian Fulton and Wayne L. Bryden and Cristy Secombe and Lin‐Fa Wang},
  journal={Infection Ecology \& Epidemiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={6}
}
-- (Published: 4 May 2016) Citation: Infection Ecology and Epidemiology 2016, 6: 31658 - http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/iee.v6.31658 

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