Aussie native animals spread salmonella

Native animals are a major source of a bug that is infecting people in the southern island state of Tasmania at a higher rate than anywhere else in Australia, a conference has heard.

And travellers drawn to remote areas of the state, often by its famous untamed wilderness areas, are most at risk.




From Aussie native animals spread salmonella

Word to the wise: If you’re heading out into the bush and planning on doing some camping, take a water filter. Even though the water *looks* clean and you may be far away from all obvious sources of human-made contamination, it’s no surprise that the lesson you learned in elementary school still holds true: you can’t always see germs. The study on the topic was from 2001-2002 data.