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New tick-borne disease discovered in China infecting dozens, researchers claim

Researchers in China claim to have identified a new tick-borne disease. In a study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers wrote they’ve identified a tick-borne disease dubbed as Alongshan virus (ALSV). The virus was identified after a 42-year-old woman in Inner Mongolia, an autonomous region in China, went to a local… Read More »

Woman, 30, stable with meningococcal disease

A 30-year-old woman from country South Australia has been admitted to hospital after being diagnosed with meningococcal disease. SA Health said the woman has the B strain of the disease and was in a stable condition on Tuesday. Multiple people were identified as having been in contact with the patient and three people have received… Read More »