December 23, 2008

Equine flu news - 2009

23.12.08:
Quarantine from Aust should be gone by week of January 5

22.12.08:
Equine flu spreads wider in India

19.12.08:
Submissions close on Monday over proposal to drop quarantine
Australia's quarantine service a likely victim of equine flu

13.12.08:
Aust Senate debate on horse levy bill delayed
Equine flu spreads to Bangalore

11.12.08:
Nearly 18,000 equine flu cases in India
Fresh survey over Aust equine flu outbreak

1.12.08:
South Island sea-freight option for horse owners

29.11.08:
India struggles to contain equine influenza

27.11.08:
Aust horse importers face big cost rises

21.11.08:
Quarantine goes in proposed new import standard

19.11.08:
Genetically modified horse vaccine wins approval

14.11.08:
Aust senate committee backs compulsory horse registration

10.11.08:
Equine flu caused owners major mental stress - study

8.11.08:
Aust ministers agree to appoint expert flu panel

6.11.08:
End to Aussie horse quarantine only weeks away

3.11.08:
Equine flu reported in Calcutta

31.10.08:
Movement ban in India being considered

30.10.08:
India still fighting equine flu outbreak

15.10.08:
Equine flu outbreak suspected in India

9.10.08:
Organics group warns GM vaccine could threaten livelihoods

8.10.08:
Environmental group raises concerns over GM vaccine

6.10.08:
NZ hearing on GM flu vaccine tomorrow

4.10.08:
Aust quarantine report given to government

1.10.08:
Disease stats reveal rare cases, plus usual suspects

27.9.08:
Equine flu scare at Sydney quarantine station over

26.9.08:
First round of flu tests on quarantined horses are negative

25.9.08:
'False positive' suspected but no chances taken over flu test
Quarantine flu scare in NSW as forum gets under way
Vaccination battleground as equine flu forum begins

24.9.08:
GM horse flu vaccine risk negligible in NZ, says report

22.9.08:
Equine flu lecture by former agriculture minister

20.9.08:
Horse council argues against EI vaccination

19.9.08:
Monday deadline for say on horse levy proposal
Equine flu summit in Australia next week

18.9.08:
October date for GM horse vaccine hearing

6.9.08:
Aust horse levy proposal referred to committee
Melbourne Cup will be without Japanese horses

4.9.08:
Levy on Australian horse owners moves step closer

27.8.08:
Japanese horses shut out of Melbourne Cup

26.8.08:
Anniversary of equine flu outbreak marked
Minister's support for flu vaccination questioned

22.8.08:
NZ keeps guard up over Australia equine flu outbreak

1.8.08:
Hearing scheduled for GM horse vaccine in NZ
Equine Flu in Egypt, Indian outbreak under control

28.7.08:
Submissions on GM flu vaccine for NZ close tomorrow
Queenslanders urged to have say over biosecurity

19.7.08:
Aust equine vets reveal EI vaccine views

18.7.08:
Equine flu in northern India?

10.7.08:
Four submissions so far on GM flu vaccine

9.7.08:
Hendra virus 'will not be a repeat of equine flu'

30.6.08:
Australia to formally declare flu freedom today

26.6.08:
'Big thank you all round' as flu report signs off

24.6.08:
Letting flu escape a billion-dollar blue
Aust vets call for end to equine flu jabs

19.6.08:
EI in NZ could cost $500m over four months, says report
Does NZ need a GM horse vaccine?

17.6.08:
NZ horse industry pushes for GM flu vaccine
Aussie horse industry urged to sign up to agreement
No time-frame on relaxing import requirements

14.6.08:
Aussie to be officially free of equine flu in 16 days

12.6.08:
Equine flu report 'a disturbing commentary'
Flu report condemns quarantine service, director steps aside

11.6.08:
Aussie horse owners off hook over equine flu costs
Wait for equine flu report nearly over
Equine flu cases prompt call for vaccination

16.5.08:
Equine flu compo could hit Aussie govt in the budget

14.5.08:
Random testing reveals no equine flu

12.5.08:
NZ horse owners urged to register

29.4.08:
Last equine flu hurdle in sight for 60 Aust imports

25.4.08:
Equine flu report out, government 'considering it'
Horse virus from 1970s offers insights into human pandemic

21.4.08:
Outcome of equine flu inquiry this week

17.4.08:
Australian horse imports likely mid-May

10.4.08:
Aust's biggest horse event since Olympics gears up

9.4.08:
Levies come step closer for Aust horse owners
Bungled flu tests not good enough - MP

8.4.08:
Australia formally advises freedom from flu

7.4.08:
Quarantined horses cleared of equine influenza
New strain of equine flu in Europe
Flu test results today for Karaka quarantine horses

4.4.08:
Flu death rate of 5% among infected horses, survey suggests
NZ quarantined horses being retested for EI
Horses in NZ quarantine test positive for EI
Equine influenza inquiry draws to a close
$1.5m govt boost for Aust Olympic team

3.4.08:
Greens worried over possible bid to approve vaccine

28.3.08:
Quarantine failures caused horse flu outbreak - counsel

27.3.08:
Equine flu jumped to dogs 9 years ago - study

26.3.08:
Quarantine a key issue in resuming Aust imports

21.3.08:
EI eradication has cost $A1250 per infected horse

20.3.08:
Australia's horse industry open for international trade

19.3.08:
Australia provisionally free of equine influenza

14.3.08:
Horse flu fact sheet aims to stop spread

12.3.08:
Aust govt stalls debate on horse levy

11.3.08:
Meter reading, horse sales resume post EI

7.3.08:
Some restrictions remain in NSW post equine flu

6.3.08:
Horse events return with vengeance to NSW
Horse owners face levy for emergency responses

28.2.08:
Equine flu beaten in NSW, restrictions lifted
Fight looms over plans to recover $A100m equine flu bill

27.2.08:
Queensland's red flu zone ends today

23.2.08:
More spot checks promised in flu campaign
Quarantine and biosecurity review in Australia

22.2.08:
Another 740,000ha of NSW declared free of equine flu

21.2.08:
Disabled riding returns after horse flu

20.2.08:
Non-racing sectors get state help to get organised

19.2.08:
Federal govt approves $1 billion flu and drought package

18.2.08:
Key conference for Aust performance and pleasure horse industry

16.2.08:
Vets head for Queensland to help with equine flu testing

15.2.08:
Avoiding disease risk at horse events important

14.2.08:
Import health standard for horses from Australia out for consultation
NSW goes flu-free after $A46 million battle
Equine flu monitoring showing 'all clear'

13.2.08:
Draft rules released for importing horses from Australia

12.2.08:
Flu outbreaks a jolting reminder of ever-present threat

11.2.08:
Queensland hopes to be rid of flu by March

9.2.08:
More of NSW joins the equine flu 'white zone'

8.2.08:
Chart highlights dramatic progress in clearing NSW flu

7.2.08:
Flu testing in purple zone to finish this month

5.2.08:
Proof-of-freedom testing 80% complete in flu fight

2.2.08:
Just four EI properties remain to be cleared in NSW

1.2.08:
Queensland accelerates flu plan to declare freedom

31.1.08:
Large parts of NSW go 'white' tomorrow

30.1.08:
EI campaign accelerates, Aussie looks to export markets

29.1.08:
Nearly all properties declared free of equine flu

26.1.08:
Where is the mysterious 'coughing horse'?
Huge tract of NSW about to be freed up in flu fight

24.1.08:
49 days since last fresh equine flu infection in NSW

23.1.08:
Zone changes in NSW as state mops up last of flu

21.1.08:
10 things New Zealand can learn from Australia's equine flu outbreak

20.1.08:
Further equine flu cases in NSW unlikely, says report

19.1.08:
Horse owners told flu restrictions can ease around home

18.1.08:
Fresh flu cases not seen since Christmas in Australia

17.1.08:
Sydney Airport is now no-go for NZ horses

16.1.08:
Horse flu outbreak looking distinctly sick

15.1.08:
Horse council launches second flu survey

14.1.08:
NSW could be free of equine flu by March
NZ's response to equine flu threat outlined in report

12.1.08:
Effort to get wider Sydney area flu free

11.1.08:
Last equine flu case in NSW more than a month ago

9.1.08:
Big funding boost for equine flu campaign

8.1.08:
Two weeks since last fresh case of equine flu

5.1.08:
No new flu cases for a week in NSW
Kiwis learn from NSW equine flu experience

4.1.08:
Few active cases of equine flu remain in NSW
Simple joys of horse ownership return to NSW

3.1.08:
NSW takes flu fight into the purple zone
Horse-event applications now open in Queensland

 

Equine flu coverage from 2007

 

Australia:
Suspected signs of equine influenza should be reported to the NSW Emergency Animal Disease Hotline on 1800 675 888.

New Zealand:
MAF Biosecurity New Zealand emergency hotline 0800 80 90 66.