Tackling the Top End's deadly dirt disease at the source

Chris McLennan
By Chris McLennan
Updated June 3 2020 - 12:49am, first published 12:39am
Dr Audrey Rachlin focused on the environmental bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, which causes melioidosis. Picture: CDU.

There have been 38 confirmed cases of the potentially lethal mud bug melioidosis this year in the Territory so far.

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Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

ACM national rural property writer based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Career journalist. Multi award winner.

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