Five years of effort and money have been put into cutting the high rates of rheumatic fever in New Zealand, but the sector has fallen well short of reaching the targets set. Fiona Thomas takes a look at how we arrived at this point and what's ahead
SHAME is the common denominator in conversations about rheumatic fever in New Zealand.
The disease, which hospitalises about 137 people a year, is so
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