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Prawn white spot virus, and how we tracked down its source in Asia

This week Four Corners aired Outbreak – an investigation into alleged “quarantine failures putting the Australian economy at risk”.

  • Wayne Knibb
  • The Conversation

The story in part reviewed how a pathogen known as White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) had decimated prawn farms located along the Logan River in Queensland.

Tae 4dSome of my published research was presented as part of this ABC report.

These data, with earlier reports, support the argument that Australia’s biosecurity arrangements were breached by WSSV from Asia.

The most likely…

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