Health Alert Australia: Officials send warning of virus linked to Sydney beaches

Posted on March 28, 2013 • Filed under: Australia, Tourist Warning, Travel Health

As covered by, “The Northern Sydney Local Health District has confirmed a spike in cases of meningitis, encephalitis and transverse myelitis has been caused by the enterovirus…The diseases cause inflammation of the brain or spinal cord and, in serious cases, brain damage or death. Symptoms can be similar to someone coming down with the flu and include fever.” Read Article

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