Ross River fever: Why you really want to protect yourself against mozzies

Julia Driscoll
By Julia Driscoll
August 31 2021 - 7:00am
Chris Tippett is unable to do much at all due to Ross River fever. Photo supplied

Chris Tippett has had his whole world turned upside down by a mosquito bite.

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Julia Driscoll

Julia Driscoll

Journalist

Julia Driscoll has worked as a journalist for the Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Times for seven years. She values the deep connection with community that being a rural and regional journalist brings. Career highlights have involved environmental stories - bringing the plight of the little known endangered Manning River helmeted turtle to the attention of the public, resulting in wide-spread knowledge in the community and conservation action; and breaking the news of the Manning River ceasing to run for the first time in recorded history.