Cairns & Far North Queensland Local News

Is the Far North almost 'dengue free'?

Health authorities are hopeful dengue fever may be eliminated totally from Far North Queensland.   There have been no locally-acquired cases so far this year, with experts believing its largely due to Wolbachia mosquitoes, the dengue resistant mossie.   Public Health Unit's Dr Stephen Donohue says people still need to be careful though, and...