Sentinel chooks: why was Japanese encephalitis such a surprise?

May 30th, 2022

Medical Journal of Australia, Other, 30/05/2022
Victorian doctors who treated an infant with Japanese encephalitis in one of the state’s first cases have shared their experience, urging fellow clinicians to be mindful of the differential diagnoses. It raises the question: is the mosquito-borne disease here to stay? […] Dr Williams of the CSIRO said the states and federal government had rapidly responded to the detection of JEV, forming working groups to deal with various aspects of the response.

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