Disease activity in Victoria.

  title={Disease activity in Victoria.},
  author={martyn. kirk},
  journal={Communicable diseases intelligence},
  volume={24 Suppl},
  • martyn. kirk
  • Published 2000 in Communicable diseases intelligence
Victoria is currently experiencing a widespread outbreak of viral meningitis. Where viral studies have been complete, this has been shown to be predominantly due to the enterovirus ECHO 30. The last such outbreak of echovirus 30 occurred in the summer of 1993-94. The current outbreak appears to have surpassed levels experienced at that time. Enterovirus is not a notifiable disease in Victoria. The Department has issued a public health alert to medical practitioners and hospitals advising them… CONTINUE READING

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