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Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Australia : More dengue cases trigger health warning

Via ABC News, excerpt :

" Authorities in Innisfail, south of Cairns in far north Queensland, are continuing to warn people about the threat of dengue fever, with seven cases now confirmed.

The latest outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease was identified 10 days ago.

Cassowary Coast Mayor Bill Shannon says the council and Queensland Health staff were doorknocking properties near the outbreak before Cyclone Yasi."

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