Hendra virus is a rare disease that can be passed from an infected horse to humans who were in close contact with infected horses. Hendra virus can be fatal without prompt medical treatment. There is no cure or specific medical treatment for Hendra virus till date and the best defence is to avoid contact with an infected horse.
Imprisoned Azerbaijani journalist to be honoured with PEN Award
Ismayilova, who also works with the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, had reported extensively on the financial activities of family members of President Ilham Aliyev about three years ago. Since then she has been targeted by government media outlets and threatened with physical harm and arrest.