Thursday 19 February 2009

Dengue tops 400, spreads to Yarrabah

Official infections by the mosquito-borne Dengue virus, have this afternoon jumped to 403 in Cairns, according to Queensland Health's Tropical Population Health Service.

Today the first cases were recorded at the outlying Aboriginal settlement of Yarrabah.

The outbreak was declared on December 1st in North Cairns.

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