In the news: Leptospirosis , dairy farm fever
New Zealand Herald and Hawkes Bay Today have run a story on Leptospirosis featuring IDReC researcher Dr Shahista Nisa, who is currently leading a study into the disease. The study entitled 'Emerging sources and pathways for leptospirosis', aims to measure the severity of the disease in New Zealanders, how long it lasts, and the best use of animal vaccination and personal protective equipment in order to prevent infection.
Read the news article here : NZ Herald
Further details of the study and its implications can be accessed at: leptospirosis.org.nz