David Durrheim

MBChB, DrPH, FAFPHM, Public Health Physician, Hunter New England Population Health, NSW

An atypical case of typical pneumonia

Carefully consider travel and animal exposure history in all patients with undiagnosed febrile illnesses.

Australian bat lyssavirus

All Australian bats have the potential to carry and transmit lyssavirus, and risky exposures to bats are common. Timely notification following exposure is crucial to ensure appropriate management.