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Keeping mum about Dengue

McHoul, A.W. (1984) Keeping mum about Dengue. Australian Society, 3 (4). p. 20.

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In NSW recently there was a notified case of typhoid and four diarrhoea sufferers were hospitalised in Port Kembla. All this made the national news - and not surprisingly, for typhoid is potentially lethal and an "imported" disease. Yet at the same time the media neglected an almost parallel case in North Queensland, where a definite case of dengue fever has recently been notified along with a number of suspected cases...

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Publisher: Australian Society Publishing Company
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