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15 Oct 2019 description

Éléments nouveaux/faits marquants intervenus depuis la diffusion de la carte précédente sur PacNet, le 7 octobre 2019

Dengue

09 Oct 2019 description

Outbreak Overview

Cases: To date there have been 662 dengue like illness of which 183 have been lab confirmed. This is outbreak week #21 in Ebeye and #9 in Majuro. No cases yet in outer atolls. Symptom and age profile of cases is typical for dengue fever. One death and one severe dengue patient evacuated out-of-country to date. .

08 Oct 2019 description

Autres informations utiles (cas importés/personnes ayant séjourné dans un ou plusieurs États et Territoires insulaires océaniens) :

07 Oct 2019 description

By Giff Johnson

The Marshall Islands extended its declaration of a national health emergency for another month Friday as dengue fever cases continue to mount.

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06 Oct 2019 description
report Direct Relief

The changing climate and push towards urbanization mean that more and more people will be vulnerable to dengue fever.

By Talya Meyers

The Philippines, Bangladesh, and Honduras are dealing with major, seemingly uncontrollable outbreaks. Others have popped up in Palau, Nepal, Guam, the Cote D’Ivoire, the Cook Islands, French Polynesia, and in other places throughout the tropics.

There’s no question about it: Dengue is having an active year.

04 Oct 2019 description

The following syndrome has been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Fiji, FSM, Northern Marianna Islands, Samoa, Vanuatu

  • Dengue-like illness: Vanuatu

Other updates:

Dengue

  • Palau: As of 29 September there have been 629 cases since 1 December 2018. The weekly number of cases is decreasing. There have been two deaths reported. [Source: Palau MoH Dengue-3 outbreak SitRep Epi week 39]

04 Oct 2019 description

The enclosed report is for week 39 – * September 22 - 28, 2019*. The reporting includes the daily captured, weekly reported syndrome indicators of Influenza-Like Illness (representing respiratory diseases such as influenza), Diarrhea (representing typically gastrointestinal diseases),
Prolonged Fever (representing diseases including severe ILI, arboviral diseases, leptospirosis, mumps) and Acute Fever and rash (representing diseases such arboviral diseases, measles, leptospirosis).

01 Oct 2019 description

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (30 September 2019) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $24 million in contingent disaster financing for the second phase of the Pacific Disaster Resilience Program, aimed to help strengthen and boost disaster resilience efforts in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, and Tonga.

01 Oct 2019 description

The Marshall Islands government is to spend $US4.5 million on 78 new seawall projects over two fiscal years.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International

01 Oct 2019 description

Éléments nouveaux/faits marquants intervenus depuis la diffusion de la carte précédente sur PacNet, le 23 septembre 2019

Dengue

01 Oct 2019 description

Outbreak Overview

Cases: To date there have been 607 suspect cases of which 161 have been lab confirmed. This is outbreak week #20 in Ebeye and #7 in Majuro. No cases yet in outer atolls. Symptom and age profile of cases is typical for dengue fever. One death and one severe dengue patient evacuated out-of-country to date. .

30 Sep 2019 description

Highlights/updates since the last map was sent on PacNet on 23 September 2019

Dengue

27 Sep 2019 description

The following syndrome has been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: FSM, Palau, Samoa, Vanuatu

Other updates:

Dengue

  • The dengue serotype-1 outbreak in Tuvalu is slowing down. From 11 August to 21 September there have been 13 dengue-like illness cases and 1 confirmed case. [Source: Tuvalu MoH]

26 Sep 2019 description
report Government of India

The India-Pacific Islands Developing States (PSIDS) Leaders’ Meeting was held on 24th September 2019 in New York on the sidelines of the 74th UNGA. The meeting was attended by the Heads of delegation of Fiji, Republic of Kiribati, Republic of Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Nauru, Republic of Palau, Independent State of Papua New Guinea, The Independent State of Samoa, Solomon Islands, Kingdom of Tonga, Tuvalu and Republic of Vanuatu.

25 Sep 2019 description

Éléments nouveaux/faits marquants intervenus depuis la diffusion de la carte précédente sur PacNet, le 9 septembre 2019

Dengue

23 Sep 2019 description

Highlights/updates since the last map was sent on PacNet on 9 September 2019

Dengue

23 Sep 2019 description

The number of dengue cases in the Marshall Islands has surpassed 500, as an the disease continues to impact the capital of Majuro.

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20 Sep 2019 description

The following syndrome has been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Samoa

Other updates:

Dengue

  • French Polynesia: From week 6 to week 36, there have been 832 autochthonous cases and two imported DENV-2 cases as well as 277 DENV-1 cases reported. In week 35 and 36, 254 DENV-2 cases were reported, which is a marked increase compared to previous two weeks. [Source: MoH]