Murrumbidgee Local Health District investigating further Japanese encephalitis cases

Andrew Pearson
Janet Howie
By Andrew Pearson, and Janet Howie
Updated March 18 2022 - 6:09am, first published 6:00am
VIRUS UPDATE: Murrumbidgee Local Health District director public health Tracey Oakman talks to the media in Albury on Friday.

Health officials say more cases of Japanese encephalitis are possible after a Riverina man became the eighth person in NSW to be diagnosed with the mosquito-borne virus.

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Andrew Pearson

Andrew Pearson

Deputy Editor

Andrew grew up in the western Riverina town of Hay and has strong ties to the region. He is a former DA journo who has a passion for breaking news and has covered everything from council and politics to crime and court.

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