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Flesh-eating disease alert in Melbourne – Herald Sun

A flesh eating disease has spread to a non-coastal part of Melbourne for the first time, with several cases reported.

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An alert has been issued after three suburbs in Melbourne recorded cases of a flesh-eating skin disease. WARNING: GraphicA flesh eating disease has spread to a non-coastal part of Melbourne for the first time, with several cases reported.
Chief health officer Professor Brett Sutton issued an alert on Tuesday after several cases of Buruli ulcer were identified in the Essendon, Moonee Ponds and Brunswick areas.
Research suggests there is a common source of infection.
The skin infection is caused…

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