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Living in the bite zone

April 18th, 2015

Episode 77 of 149 episodes

The huge jump in Ross River virus cases in Queensland and NSW is a sign of things to come, as climate change extends the mosquito breeding season and new suburbs push further into prime mosquito habitat. There’s a safe and effective vaccine but it’s not yet publicly available, as Ian Townsend reports.

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