Brucellosis arising from contaminated waste gas

A report published last week outlined a veterinary vaccine manufacturing process failure in December 2019 that led to Brucella bacteria-containing aerosols released into the air in Lanzhou, Gansu Province. While more than 21,000 residents have been tested for brucellosis, just over 3,200 people returned positive results and will be provided with health assessments and compensation. Read more. More on brucellosis in the NSW Health factsheet

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