Riverina warned to stay vigilant against mosquito-borne virus as Japanese encephalitis believed found in region

Emily Wind
By Emily Wind
Updated March 6 2022 - 8:17pm, first published 9:00am
NSW's first human case of mosquito-borne virus in border region

One person from the NSW-Victorian border is in the intensive care unit, suspected to be the first human case of Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) in NSW.

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Emily Wind

Emily Wind

Journalist

Originally from Lake Macquarie, Emily kickstarted her journalism career in Tumut before moving to the Daily Advertiser in Wagga where she covers Health and Features. Got a story tip? Email emily.wind@austcommunitymedia.com.au, or call 0457 459 095.