Melioidosis warning

Each Wet Season Territorians are warned to protect themselves from the potentially deadly soil-borne disease melioidosis.

Contact with pooled muddy water and aerosolised soil during heavy rain can increase your chance of exposure to the melioidosis bacteria.

Read the latest melioidosis warning on the Department of Health website.

Find out more information about melioidosis.

Last updated: 13 February 2020

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