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28 Mar 2019 description

The following syndrome has been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: French Polynesia

Other updates:

Dengue-like illness, Dengue

**• Tuvalu **Ministry of Health (MoH) reports cases of dengue-like illness with onset dates in epi week 12 (week ending 24 March 2019). Community clean up campaigns are being organised as well key messages to the general public developed. [Source: Tuvalu MoH]

21 Mar 2019 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Vanuatu
  • Prolonged Fever: French Polynesia

Other updates:

Influenza

  • Circulation of Influenza A(H3N2) has been reported by Wallis and Futuna. [Source: PacNet post 19 March]

  • Increase in Influenza-like illness cases reported by Solomon Islands [Source: Personal communication]

Leptospirosis

18 Mar 2019 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

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

  • Dengue-like Illness: Solomon Islands

Other updates:

Dengue

  • New Caledonia has reported 1,535 cases of dengue, including one death, between 1 January and 12 March. [source]

Measles

08 Mar 2019 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

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

  • Diarrhoea: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia

  • Prolonged Fever: Marshall Islands

Other updates:

Dengue

  • An additional 11 cases of dengue were reported from Palau. For further details please refer to PacNet post on 5 March (Palau Dengue Outbreak Report #13)

01 Mar 2019 description

The following syndrome has been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Northern Mariana Islands, Samoa

Other updates:

Dengue

  • One case of autochthonous dengue type 2 has been detected in Wallis and Futuna. [source and personal communication]

15 Feb 2019 description

Updates:

Typhoid

Since September 2018 there have been 67 cases of typhoid fever including 1 death reported from two locations in Fiji. On 12 February, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services reported a downward trend of cases. [source]http://fijivillage.com/news/Medical-officials-contained-typhoid-outbreak-cases-and-did-not-take-leave---Waqainabete-sk5r29/

Leptospirosis

11 Feb 2019 description

MYANMAR

Nearly 500 people were temporarily displaced in Kyaukme Township of Shan State following fighting between the Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA) and the Shan State Progressive Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) on 9 February. The displaced people are staying in two locations in Kyaukme Town where they have received initial assistance including food and other relief items provided by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) and local community. However, blankets, warm clothes and sleeping mats are urgently needed.