Ross River Virus ‘breakthrough’

Australian scientists have discovered a "life-changing" therapy to treat people with the crippling mosquito-borne Ross River Virus (RRV).

Currently sufferers of RRV and the chikungunya virus - both alphavirus infections transmitted through mosquitoes - are only offered NSAIDs or corticosteroids to treat the debilitating symptoms.

The relief current treatments provide is only short-term