Pacific Syndromic Surveillance System Weekly Bulletin / Système de Surveillance Syndromique dans le Pacifique Bulletin Hebdomadaire: W25 2017 (June 19 - 25)

from World Health Organization
Published on 25 Jun 2017 View Original

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Nauru, Kiribati
  • Influenza-like illness: French Polynesia

Other updates


  • French Polynesia: Influenza B identified by the Institut Louis Malarde, French Polynesia, as the cause of the increase in the number of ILI cases on all archipelagos..

Influenza A (H7N9) virus

  • On 9 June 2017, the National Health and Family Planning Commisssion notified WHO of 12 additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus in mainland China. Onset dates ranged from 20 May to 3 June 2017. Of these 12 cases, four were female. The median age was 40.5 years (range 4 to 68 years). The cases were reported from Anhui (2), Beijing (3), Chongqing (2), Henan (2), Jiangsu (1), Shaanxi (1), and Shandong (1).