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Scholarships aid Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners

Territorians studying to become Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners are invited to apply for this year’s annual Aboriginal Health Practitioner (AHP) Scholarship Scheme.

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Kunjin virus alert

People in the Top End are being warned to protect themselves against the mosquito-borne disease, Kunjin virus.

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Territorians encouraged to eat healthier and take part in Smart Eating Week

Territorians are being encouraged to eat healthier and make better-informed food choices during Smart Eating Week.

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Coronavirus evacuee quarantine update

There are no confirmed cases coronavirus in the Northern Territory. The Australians evacuated from China and the Diamond Princess cruise ship to the Manigurr-ma village are being screened daily for any signs of illness.This will be an ongoing daily process and the AUSMAT team are taking a very cautious approach with isolation and testing of any evacuee with mild symptoms.

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The rains are continuing and cases of Melioidosis are increasing

Following the recent rains everyone in the Top End, including residents, travellers and visitors, needs to be aware of the risk of contracting the potentially deadly disease, Melioidosis.

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Quarantine accommodation provided

The Northern Territory will host approximately 280 Australians who are being evacuated from China.

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NT coronavirus update

There are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in the NT.

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Coronavirus

Australia is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

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Rejoice in the rain but be aware of the unseen bacteria that re-surface every wet season

During the last fortnight of heavy rain and strong winds, there have been six cases of Melioidosis reported in the Top End.

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The rains have started, be aware of melioidosis

Everyone in the Top End, including residents, travellers and visitors, needs to be aware that recent rains have increased the threat of the potentially deadly disease, Melioidosis.