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.


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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