As the number of Buruli ulcer cases linked to Mycobacterium ulcerans continues to rise in Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, we look at the science behind the spread of the microbe. If the recent headlines about a bacterium that causes a non-healing ulcer reportedly spreading in Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula are to be believed – we should all ...
The science behind Victoria’s flesh-eating bacteria
By Tim Stinear
27 Sep 2017