Major outbreaks of epidemic polyarthritis may be triggered by soldiers infected with Ross Rover Virus (RRV) by mosquitos while on training exercises, infectious disease experts have warned. Two outbreaks of EPA in Australian Defence Force personnel after training in remote areas of Queensland in 2016 and 2017 likely involved human-mosquito-human transmission without any intermediate host, ...
RRV infected soldiers may cause outbreaks of epidemic polyarthritis
By Michael Woodhead
24 Sep 2019