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Cairns City Council has increased on-the-spot fines for homeowners found to have mosquitoes breeding on their property to $400. John Pilspanen, of Queensland Health, says the disease will keep spreading until everyone takes the necessary precautions.
Queensland Health is concerned about the increasing infection rate of the current dengue fever outbreak in far north Queensland. Described by a Public Health physician as “the most rapidly spreading outbreak”, forty staff are involved in mosquito control work. Continue Reading →