Strangles Outbreak At Hawke's Bay In NZ

Thursday, 24th September 2009

NZ Thoroughbred Racing announced that "following a recent Strangles outbreak at a Hawke's Bay training establishment", it instructed veterinary consultant Andrew Grierson "to inspect & examine the facility & assess potential risks". Following this examination, Grierson "advised on measures & protocols to be put in place to mitigate & control any potential risks"; these controls "have been put in place, as recommended, and this should ensure the risk of further spread will be effectively controlled".

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