Braidwood Times
Friday, 1 December 2023

Q fever on the rise

By Elspeth Kernebone
Updated November 8 2016 - 12:14pm, first published November 7 2016 - 12:11pm
Q up for testing
Q up for testing

Wilson Street Surgery will be offering testing for Q Fever in the coming weeks in response to a recent upsurge in cases of human infection across the region. Dr David Sutherland says that as a rural community in Braidwood “we’re at risk and the condition itself is a serious one.” Dr Sutherland said that “there’s a considerable awareness of the subject of Q Fever, but I’m not sure if people are aware of how common it is, particularly recently.”

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