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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]

13 Sep 2019 description

The following syndrome has been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: French Polynesia, Samoa, Marshall Islands, Northern Marianna Islands

Other updates:

Dengue

  • In a press release on 12 September 2019, the Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services confirmed the first case of dengue fever-dengue serotype-3. This is the first locally acquired dengue case detected and reported on Guam in the last 75 years. [Source: Guam Dept of Health and Social Services].

06 Sep 2019 description

The following syndrome has been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Federated States of Micronesia, French Polynesia, Samoa

Other updates:

Dengue

  • French Polynesia: Ongoing dengue serotype-2 outbreak. As of 2 September there have been 580 cases autochthonous cases and 2 imported cases since the beginning of the outbreak.

[Source: Surveillance bulletin for Epi week 33 & 34 shared on PacNet on 5 September 2019]

Measles

03 Sep 2019 description

The following syndrome has been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Federated States of Micronesia, French Polynesia, Northern Marianna Islands

Other updates:

Dengue

23 Aug 2019 description

Les syndromes suivants ont été signalés :

  • Fièvre éruptive : Fidji, Îles Mariannes du Nord

Autres relevés :

Dengue

20 Aug 2019 description
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16 Aug 2019 description

The following syndrome has been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: French Polynesia, Palau

  • Dengue-like illness: Tuvalu

Other updates:

Dengue

  • On 6 August 2019, the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) declared a State of Health Emergency due to dengue outbreak on Ebeye island. There have been 9 confirmed dengue serotype-3 and 103 probable cases as of 9 August in Ebeye. [Source: MoH]

13 Aug 2019 description

The following syndrome has been flagged:

· Acute Fever and Rash: Palau

Other updates:

Dengue

· On 6 August 2019, the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) declared a State of Health Emergency due to dengue outbreak on Ebeye island. There has been one confirmed dengue serotype-3 and 22 probable cases on 1 August in Ebeye.

The last dengue outbreak (serotype-4) on RMI was in 2011, where there were 1,603 cases; including 867 laboratory confirmed cases. [Source: RMI Ministry of Health]

Measles

28 Jul 2019 description

The following syndromes has been flagged:

· Acute Fever and Rash: Marshall Islands, Palau

· Dengue-like illness: Marshall Islands

Other updates:

Dengue

· There has been a constant decline in the weekly number of dengue-like illness and dengue confirmed (Dengue Duo Rapid Diagnostis Test positive) cases since the epi week 25 in Tuvalu. Febrile illness cases reported from the outer islands also show a decline in cases. [Source Dengue SitRep Epi week 30]

Measles

26 Jul 2019 description

The following syndrome has been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: French Polynesia, Samoa

  • Diarrhoea: Niue

  • Influenza-like illness: Tokelau

Other updates:

Dengue

23 Jul 2019 description

Éléments nouveaux/faits marquants intervenus depuis la diffusion de la carte précédente sur PacNet, le 15 juillet 2019

Wallis et Futuna : Le nombre de cas de syndromes grippaux et de grippe signalés est revenu à des niveaux de base ; l’alerte a été supprimée de la carte. – Source : communication personnelle avec des responsables nationaux en date du 22 juillet 2019.

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

22 Jul 2019 description

Highlights/updates since the last map was sent on PacNet on 15 July 2019

  • Wallis and Futuna: the number of reported cases of ILI and Influenza is back to baseline levels; the influenza B alert has been removed from the map. - Source: personal communication with country officials on 22 July 2019

Additional information of relevance (e.g. imported cases with travel history to Pacific Island countries and territories):

19 Jul 2019 description

The following syndrome has been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Fiji, Northern Mariana Islands, Samoa

Other updates:

Dengue

  • Yap state, Micronesia reports three cases of dengue serotype-3. [Source: Personal communication with MoH staff].

  • There has been a constant decline in the weekly number of dengue-like illness and dengue confirmed (Dengue Duo Rapid Diagnostis Test positive) cases since the peak in June in Tuvalu.

Measles

16 Jul 2019 description

Éléments nouveaux/faits marquants intervenus depuis la diffusion de la carte précédente sur PacNet, le 8 juillet 2019

  • L’épidémie de grippe B à Vanuatu a été déclarée éteinte. L’alerte a été retirée de la carte. – Source : rapport de surveillance syndromique de Vanuatu pour la semaine 27 (se terminant le 7 juillet 2019), posté sur PacNet le 10 juillet 2019

15 Jul 2019 description

Highlights/updates since the last map was sent on PacNet on 8 July 2019

  • The outbreak of Influenza B in Vanuatu has been declared over. The alert has been removed from the map. - Source: Vanuatu Syndromic surveillance Report for week 27, ending 7 July, 2019, posted on PacNet on 10 July 2019

12 Jul 2019 description

The following syndrome has been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: American Samoa, French Polynesia, Samoa

  • Influenza-like illness: Niue

Other updates:

Dengue

  • Two imported cases reported by Wallis and Futuna with recent travel to New Caledonia. [Source: Wallis & Futuna Bulletin No. 8 posted on PacNet on 3 July 2019]

Measles

09 Jul 2019 description

Highlights/updates since the last map was sent on PacNet on 1 July 2019

• Dengue in Solomon Islands: Dengue serotype 2 (DENV-2) has been detected in samples tested by New Zealand ESR (Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd) reference laboratory. The weekly number of Dengue-like-illness cases is decreasing since week 23 – Source: Solomon Islands Syndromic Surveillance Weekly Report Epi Week 26 and personal communication with country officials on 5 July 2019.

Other updates/information:

09 Jul 2019 description

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

04 Jul 2019 description

The following syndrome has been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: American Samoa, French Polynesia, Northern Marianna Islands

Other updates:

Dengue

  • Two imported cases reported by Wallis and Futuna with recent travel to New Caledonia. [Source: Wallis & Futuna Bulletin No. 8 posted on PacNet on 3 July 2019]

Measles

03 Jul 2019 description

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

· Deux (2) cas importés de dengue (1 cas de dengue 2 et 1 cas de sérotype indéterminé)ont été signalés par l’Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR) de Nouvelle-Zélande au cours de la période du 22/06/2019 au 28/06/2019. Il s’agit de personnes ayant séjourné aux Fidji.