From April 15 to 31 August 2021, there have been a total of 22 confirmed dengue cases reported by Vila Central Hospital.
DENV-2 serotype confirmed
Cases are sporadically distributed within Port Vila and its peri-urban areas including; Erakor Area, Beverly Hills, Freshwota and Namburu
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
- Spontaneous bleeding