A blood sucking threat

Unwelcome guest knocking at our door!

Ever have the experience of meeting someone in your travels and then having them turn up unexpectedly at home?

The short-stayers are not really a problem, but those guests who seem to want to move in are a worry.

Exotic pathogens are like that. We are used to managing the short-stayers like malaria and even dengue. In a single year Australia invites in 400 cases of malaria and over 1200 cases of dengue. Most are quickly dealt with, but in north Queensland dengue