Australia is vaccinating endangered wild koalas against chlamydia in ambitious bid to save the species

A koala hanging in a eucalyptus tree in New South Wales, Australia. (Picture credit score: Shutterstock)

Conservationists in Australia have begun vaccinating wild koalas in opposition to a extremely contagious and lethal type of chlamydia.

In latest many years, the marsupials have been plagued with a damaging pressure of chlamydia, which belongs to a carefully associated species of the sexually-transmitted illness in people.