Twenty-two people have been taken to hospital with suspected Irukandji stings in Queensland so far this season.
That number is expected to rise, however, as the coastguard association Surf Life Saving said even more jellyfish are on their way thanks to north easterly winds working in their favour.
"I have never seen anything like this - ever", Sturges said.
Dr Gershwin said the rarity of the phantom jellyfish makes it hard to determine if they are responsible for the more severe stings attributed to bluebottles, but it's not out of the question.
"Those figures, the 22,282, are for about five weeks and that's just one teeny tiny smidgin of Australia, so that is a lot".
Hackers breach German political data
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Chance the Rapper apologises for working with R. Kelly
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Nearly a thousand people fell foul of marine stingers in a matter of hours on Sunday afternoon, with 476 treated on the Gold Coast and 461 on the Sunshine Coast.
Thousands were treated by lifesavers and several people reportedly suffered anaphylactic shock and were treated by paramedics.
Bluebottle jellyfish colonies appear like blue-tinged sacs which measure up to 15cm (6 inches) long.
The massive influx of Portuguese man o' war jellyfish, whose stings are notoriously painful, has been described as an "invasion" by local media in the state of Queensland. Dr Lisa-Ann Gershwin, a jellyfish expert from Australian Marine Stinger Advisory Services, said that such gathering of jellyfish in large is not quite unusual and mostly due to the winds.
If you've recently emerged from the waters of Queensland wrapped up in bluebottle stings, you not alone.
"A bluebottle has that sail that sticks up so the wind grabs the sail and drives them ashore", she told the BBC.
They are the 11th and 12th former members of the ASU football program to be named to the College Football Hall of Fame. Their accomplishments will be forever immortalized at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.
The conflict has seen the rise in illegal mining both by villagers and Taliban fighters who use it as a key source of revenue. At least 30 people were killed when a gold mine collapsed in Badakhshan province Sunday, local officials said .
Sources said secondary coach Ed Donatell is coming out of contract, meaning he will soon be a free agent. Fangio returned to Halas Hall around noon Colorado time, and was scheduled to address the Bears players.
Born in New York, Weah junior spent a year with the Red Bulls' academy before joining PSG's youth set-up as a 14-year-old in 2014. I have so much more to give and improve on. "My father has played at Celtic before".
Any first responder will tell you that the first 72 hours following a natural disaster are the most crucial to saving lives. Inside the Elevate, passengers would experience a vehicle fully engineered to tackle the roughest terrain comfortably.
Five children were killed in November when a vehicle ploughed into a crowd outside a school in Huludao in Liaoning province. News agency Reuters said that a witness saw six police cars parked outside a hospital near the school.
Clemson hit Alabama with a 31-point first half, capitalizing on the Crimson Tide's mistakes and unleashing Lawrence's rocket arm. The Tigers and Crimson Tide traded scores early in the game, with Clemson taking a 14-13 lead into the second quarter.
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An airport spokesperson said they were working with the Metropolitan Police and had stopped departing flights "as a precaution". The force said "officers based at Heathrow are now investigating the reports with colleagues from (the) airport".
The Hacienda HealthCare company's CEO Bill Timmons resigned from his position after news of the sexual assault went public. On Dec. 29, with help from one of the facility's nurses, the patient gave birth to a healthy baby boy, KPHO reported.
Tesla breaks ground on its Gigafactory in China
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Warriors, Kings Hit NBA Record 41 3-Pointers
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Jon Jones to Fight Anthony Smith at UFC 235
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Milwaukee Brewers trade OF Keon Broxton to New York Mets
Broxton played just 51 games for Milwaukee in 2018 after the offseason additions of Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain. There could be more moves coming that could help the Mets bolster their outfield and their bullpen, though.
Bianca Andreescu falls to Goerges in ASB Classic final
Struggling with a back injury throughout the week, Andreescu needed a medical timeout at the end of the opening set. But it was Goerges' night as she went on to capture a seventh WTA crown and continue her reign in Queen City.
A Special Peek at Marvel Studios’ ‘Captain Marvel’
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