Kunjin Virus Detected In Shepparton

Carried by mosquitoes

Kunjin Virus Detected In Shepparton

Goulburn Valley residents are being urged to steer clear of mosquitoes with the Kunjin virus detected in the region.

Chicken flocks were used to test if the disease is present in Shepparton as an early warning to humans, and they've been returning a positive result recently.

Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Professor Charles Guest we should get to our GP, or hospital, if we experience headaches, fever, joint and muscle pain or fatigue.