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Australia’s drought could be increasing Q fever risk, but there are ways we can protect ourselves

Sheep are among the most common carriers of Q fever.

With several hundred cases diagnosed each year, Australia has one of the highest rates of Q fever worldwide.

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Competition: Young Scientist of the Year

How do we feed the world’s growing population? How do we save our wildlife from extinction? Got an idea that will build a brighter, greener world?

Australian high school students are invited to submit a short video about one of Australia’s big science challenges.

Video competition