Vanuatu

Dengue outbreak on Efate Island, Vanuatu - Situational Report 1 (9 August 2021)

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Overview

• From 15th April to 4th August 2021, there have been a total of 18 confirmed dengue cases reported by Vila Central Hospital.

• Cases are sporadically distributed within port Vila and its peri-urban areas including; Erakor Area, Freshwota, Pango, Nambatu Area, Namburu, Bladinear, Beverly Hills, Tebakor and Havannah Area

• Cases had no recent travel history outside of Vanuatu so the dengue cases are locally acquired.

• Case Definition: Fever for at least 2 days PLUS two or more of the following;

  • Nausea or Vomiting

  • Muscle or Joint pain

  • Severe Headache or pain behind the eyes

  • Rash

  • Spontaneous bleeding