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Second case of fruit bat lyssavirus in Ipswich park

Another flying fox recovered from Queens Park in Ipswich tested positive for Australian Bat Lyssavirus which can be fatal to humans.
West Moreton Health confirmed the bat was found in an area where there is potential contact with the general public in the parks waterfall near the bridge.
The flying fox was found on Monday morning January 18 in the Japanese Gardens at Queens Park.
It was taken into care by vaccinated wildlife carers but subsequently died.