Innovative tool predicts Buruli ulcer outbreaks in Victoria, Auatralia. Researchers have developed a surveillance system capable of detecting elevated risks of Buruli ulcer outbreaks in Victoria thanks to possum ‘poo’ – a breakthrough in the fight against the disease. Once considered an exotic bacterial infection, Buruli ulcer has become an important public health problem in Victoria, with the state now considered one of the most endemic areas for the disease globally. Over the past five years, Beating Buruli ulcer in Victoria, a world-first, collaborative research project led by University of Melbourne Professor Tim Stinear, Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for

Innovative tool predicts Buruli ulcer outbreaks as seen on The Hippocratic Post.