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Rheumatic fever rates undercounted in Northland

12 July 2019 Radio New Zealand - Morning Report

Researchers say government agencies are under-counting the number of cases of damaging rheumatic fever in Northland.

A study in today’s issue of the New Zealand Medical Journal has identified extra cases that weren’t recorded officially.

RNZ’s Health Correspondent Karen Brown reports.

Listen here: https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/2018703819/rheumatic-fever-rates-undercounted-in-northland