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Horse euthanased after Hendra virus confirmed

A HORSE has been euthanased and a North Coast property has been placed under "movement restrictions” after a confirmed case of Hendra virus.

The NSW Department of Primary Industries is urging horse owners to remain vigilant following the infection in an unvaccinated horse near Tweed Heads.

Chief veterinary officer, Dr Sarah Britton, said it was first confirmed case of Hendra virus in NSW this year.

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