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Pacific Syndromic Surveillance System Weekly Bulletin / Système de Surveillance Syndromique dans le Pacifique Bulletin Hebdomadaire: W48 2017 (November 27 - December 3)

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The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Fiji, French Polynesia, Vanuatu
  • Prolonged fever: Vanuatu

Other updates

Dengue

  • A dengue outbreak is ongoing in Wallis and Futuna. As of 5 December there have been 10 confirmed cases, of which 5 had had dengue serotype-1 identified. Source: Health Agency Wallis and Futuna.

Mumps

  • Marshall Islands: As of November 26, 2017 there have been 1206 suspected mumps cases of which 38 are confirmed and 1168 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 Centre reported unusual Mumps suspected cases total of 244. Source: RMI Mumps Sit Rep 26 Nov 2017