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NSW arbovirus surveillance web site Volume 10 Issue 1-2

Stephen Doggett, Richard Russell, Dominic Dwyer

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Stephen Doggett

Richard Russell

Dominic Dwyer


Viruses transmitted by mosquitoes are known generically as arboviruses, and are the cause of considerable human disease across Australia. In New South Wales alone an average of more than 550 cases are notified each year. The resulting morbidity associated with these diseases imposes a significant economic burden on the community.