Pick the perilous pathogen at play in this febrile patient

A middle-aged scientist and recreational gardener reports experiencing myalgia, headaches and chills following a work trip to regional Queensland

Ned, a 52-year-old scientist, requests a telehealth consultation. He reports that, for the past few days, he has had generalised myalgia, headaches, chills and has felt feverish.

The symptoms developed after a work visit to a regional area in Central Queensland.