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Horse owners launch $53 million class action against Hendra vaccine maker Zoetis

Horse owners have launched a $53 million law suit against the pharmaceutical company responsible for developing the Hendra vaccine.

The owners, from New South Wales and Queensland, are claiming that Zoetis Australia PTY LTD did not provide adequate warnings about the potential side effects of the vaccine on their horses.

Half a million horses across Australia have been vaccinated since 2012.

Another 1,500 have experienced adverse reactions and have not been able to return to their regular work.

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Article written by: Hilary Cassell

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