Australian Animal Health Laboratory

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Australian Animal Health Laboratory

The Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) in Geelong, Victoria, Australia is a high security laboratory, run by the CSIRO for exotic animal disease diagnosis and research. The lab is one of four Biosafety Level-4 labs in the country.

It opened in 1985 costing $185 million.[1]

In November 2012 it delivered an experimental vaccine to help protect horses against the deadly Hendra virus. [2]

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Coordinates: 38°09′04″S 144°23′20″E / 38.151°S 144.389°E / -38.151; 144.389