Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 22nd, 2005
According to recent research from Australia, "Barmah Forest virus (BFV) disease is the second most common mosquito-borne disease in Australia. Although the majority of notifications are received from Queensland, little is known about the distribution of the disease within the state, or the important mosquito vectors and nonhuman vertebrate hosts."
"We conducted a retrospective statistical analysis of the notifications received from Queensland residents from 1993 to 2003 to establish long-term local incidence rates and to identify disease outbreaks. In total, 4,544...
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