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Pacific Syndromic Surveillance System Weekly Bulletin / Système de Surveillance Syndromique dans le Pacifique Bulletin Hebdomadaire: W47 2017 (November 20 - 26)

Situation Report
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There have not been any syndromes flagged for the reporting week 47.

Other updates


A dengue outbreak is ongoing in Wallis and Futuna. Clean up of communities to eradicate mosquito breeding sites is ongoing. As of 6 November there have been 7 confirmed cases, of which two have had dengue serotype-1 identified. Source: Health Agency Wallis and Futuna There is an ongoing dengue-serotype 2 outbreak in Samoa


  • Marshall Islands: As of November 19, 2017 there have been 1204 suspected mumps cases of which 38 are confirmed and 1166 are probable cases. Of the total, 926 are on Majuro and 278 on Ebeye, Kwajalein. Most cases are among school children ages 10-14 and 15-19. The outbreak is now spreading in the outer Islands: Outer Islands office Health Center reported unusual Mumps suspected cases total of 244. Source: RMI Mumps Sit Rep 19 Nov 2017