Small dip in rheumatic fever cases `promising' says MoH

November 2013
New Zealand Doctor;11/6/2013, p8
The article reports on the decline in hospitalisations for rheumatic fever in New Zealand, from a baseline of 2011 of 4.2 cases per 100,000 to 3.8 in 2012, according to data from the Ministry of Health, which


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