Other Animal Disease — Australia
Gold Coasters have been put on alert after a bat was found to be infected with a disease that’s potentially fatal to humans.
A red flying fox was recovered from Albert Park on Monaco Street in Broadbeach and since tested positive for the Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV). It was discovered on Wed 3 Feb  around 4:00 p.m.
Anyone who may have had contact with this bat is now being urged to get to the doctor and ask them to contact the Public Health Unit immediately.