Barmah Forest Virus Is a viral disease from Northern Australia (Victoria).
risk to travelers is low.
symptoms are similar to that of Dengue Fever - a flu-like illness
(fever, chills, aches, headache).
The symptoms will disappear with time.
symptomatic treatment exists.
On line resources are:
Government of Austrailia Child and Youth Health (Austrailia) http://www.cyh.com/cyh/parentopics/usr_index0.stm?topic_id=1804
for Disease Control CDC http://ftp.cdc.gov/pub/EID/vol1no1/ascii/lindsay.vol1no1.txt