Ross River virus exported from Australia to the South Pacific in the late 1970s appears to have become endemic there despite the lack of known reservoir hosts. An epidemic of Ross River virus in 1979-80 affected about 500,000 people in American Samoa, Fiji, the Cook Islands and New Caledonia. Given the island nations do not ...
Potential for Ross River virus to become global public health issue
By Mardi Chapman
1 Mar 2017