Japanese encephalitis virus detected in pigs near Lockington

Philippe Perez
By Philippe Perez
Updated March 2 2022 - 2:15am, first published February 28 2022 - 1:00am
Victorian farmers are urged to protect pig and horse stock from mosquitos, after a confirmed case of Japanese encephalitis virus at a piggery in Lockington. Photo by John Dunstan.

Agriculture Victoria is calling on Victorian farmers to be on high alert after a confirmed detection of Japanese encephalitis virus at a piggery near Lockington.

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