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Biting midge numbers to rise with full moon ...
Biting midges will be out in high numbers from 27 August to 2 September coinciding with the full moon. Director of Medical Entomology, Nina Kurucz advises Top End residents and visitors to avoid midge bites by taking precautions and avoiding mangrove areas where biting midges breed, especially around sunrise and sunset.
Northern Territory leads the way in electronic health records ...
The Northern Territory has a contemporary and mobile population which includes more than one million interstate visitors. My eHealth Record allows individuals to have secure electronic health information that is accurate and up to date in one centralised point.
Water quality testing at Tennant Creek Hospital ...
Central Australia Health Service advises that low levels of legionella bacteria have been found during routine water sampling at Tennant Creek Hospital. As an immediate precaution the system has been disinfected and flushed.
Further precautions have been implemented within the hospital to ensure patient, visitor and staff safety pending the results of the second round of testing, including the supply of bottled water to all patients and staff within the hospital.
Influenza on the rise ...
The NT Department of Health is issuing a warning to Territorians that the flu season is just around the corner. Dr Vicki Krause, Director of the Centre for Disease Control, said influenza notifications are increasing in some areas of the NT and it is likely to spread to other parts of the Territory in the next few weeks.
Kunjin virus still active in the Top End ...
Top End residents and visitors are warned not to become complacent when it comes to getting bitten by mosquitoes. This warning follows ongoing detections of Kunjin virus (KUNV) activity in the Darwin region.
Top End warned to cover up following Murray Valley Encephalitis case ...
Top End residents are again being warned to cover up against mosquitoes following a recent case of Murray Valley Encephalitis (MVE) in the Katherine region.
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