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Analysis and prediction of Ross River virus transmission in New South Wales, Australia

Ng, Victoria; Dear, Keith; Harley, David; McMichael, Anthony

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Background: Ross River virus (RRV) disease is the most widespread mosquito-borne disease in Australia. The disease is maintained in enzootic cycles between mosquitoes and reservoir hosts. During outbreaks and in endemic regions, RRV transmission can be sustained between vectors and reservoir hosts in zoonotic cycles with spillover to humans. Symptoms include arthritis, rash, fever and fatigue and can persist for several months. The prevalence and associated morbidity make this disease a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/26598
Source: Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases
DOI: 10.1089/vbz.2012.1284

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