12 Jul 2019

Rheumatic fever rates undercounted in Northland

From Morning Report, 8:42 am on 12 July 2019

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.