Blunt warning 'there is no cure' More than 50 people have fallen ill with the debilitating Ross River virus on the Border, with health experts warning this number is expected to surge until at least April.
Murrumbidgee Local Health District, which oversees healthcare services in Albury, had previously said only four people had contracted the virus in the city. But Ms Oakman said this low figure could be explained by what data was assessed. Test results for Ross River virus are classified as "confirmed" or "probable". Confirmed cases consist of two consecutive blood tests showing an increase in virus antibodies, while a probable case occurs where only one positive blood test is returned. Ms burberry bag sale outlet Oakman said in the last two months there had been a significant spike in the number of people presenting to their GP with Ross River virus symptoms on the Border. Mosquito larvae began to hatch back in November after spring's big wet had created ideal breeding conditions in stagnant floodwaters. October's floods in Albury. Picture JAMES burberry material WILTSHIRE Twelve people returned positive tests in Albury in December and this burberry head office jumped to 24 people in January, Ms Oakman said. She said mosquito numbers in traps had been high in the last few weeks but were not as great as in spring. A spokesman for Victoria's Department of Health and Human Services said there were 15 confirmed cases in Wodonga but he would not release the amount of probable cases. In the entire Murrumbidgee health district, which covers much of the Riverina, there has been more than 275 probable cases. Lavington builder Daniel "DJ" Binding, who came down with Ross River virus this summer. Picture: MARK JESSER Lavington builder Daniel "DJ" Binding started to feel a bit off before Christmas. Doing work on construction sites then got harder as he became relentlessly tired. "At first I thought I was just going too hard," he said. "My ankles, knees and wrists were really sore." Confused, he then read reports from January in The burberry blue label Border Mail of several Ovens and Murray footy players contracting Ross River virus, including Wodonga Raiders' midfielder Steve Jolliffe and Albury premiership star Jay Koehler. It was after reading their symptoms that Mr Binding thought he better have a test and, sure enough, a blood analysis returned a positive reading for Ross River virus. "I was put on anti inflammatory tablets that I'm still taking," he said. "Months on and I'm still getting pain but I'm back at work.
"It's been difficult because of my job, I need to keep the money coming in." For young Albury mum Matilda Star Hossack, the symptoms were much different. In early December she suddenly got a red rash all over her body and then her joints started to swell.
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