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Quadrupled cases of respiratory virus in Far North Queensland – ABC News

Health services say the surge may be due to more relaxed behaviour around hygiene, as locals relax about COVID-19 restrictions

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A potentially deadly and highly contagious respiratory virus, normally found in children, is sweeping across far-north Queensland.
Key points:

  • 378 cases of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) have been recorded in the Cairns region since the start of the year
  • Symptoms include fever, cough, sneezing, runny eyes and nose, or more extreme symptoms like wheezing
  • It’s belived some outbreaks may be occuring in childcare centres

The Cairns and Hinterland region has recorded 378 cases of Respiratory Syncytial…

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