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  • n. Any virus of the genus Lyssavirus

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  • n. a neurotropic non-arbovirus of the family Rhabdoviridae that causes rabies


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  • "If I met a man in an alley with a gun I have the right to defend myself, yet a flying fox with deadly lyssavirus I haven't got the right to defend myself." | Top Stories

  • Woman attacked by bats queries protection A BRISBANE woman is being treated for exposure to the deadly bat disease lyssavirus after being attacked by three flying foxes. | Top Stories

  • One of the men caught and killed the bat, which tested positive to lyssavirus. | Top Stories

  • "On one hand we have people protecting cute cuddly flying foxes for animal welfare issues, but as far as I'm concerned if they can transfer the deadly lyssavirus there is nothing cute or cuddly about them," she said. | Top Stories

  • He said a telltale sign of a flying fox infected with lyssavirus is aggression towards humans. | Top Stories

  • After contacting Queensland Health, Ms Martin was told she required a series of injections over four weeks to protect her from rabies and lyssavirus. | Top Stories

  • He said the two deaths attributed to lyssavirus were before it was realised the disease was in Australia and since then no one has died. | Top Stories

  • "The general advice is, if you can touch or go near a bat or they come close to you, it's likely they have lyssavirus." | Top Stories

  • Last year, three men were treated for lyssavirus after being bitten by a flying fox carrying the potentially deadly disease in central Queensland. | Top Stories

  • The attacks have prompted warnings that residents confronting distressed flying foxes risked contracting lyssavirus. | Top Stories


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