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Another dengue case detected in Cairns

By Sharnie Kim, Wednesday January 30, 2013 - 13:27 EDT

There have been another five confirmed cases of the dengue virus confirmed in Cairns.

Queensland Health says 43 people now have contracted the mosquito-borne disease since early last month.

The most recent cases are part of an outbreak in the Whitfield area.


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