Pacific Syndromic Surveillance System Weekly Bulletin / Système de Surveillance Syndromique dans le Pacifique Bulletin Hebdomadaire: W21 2017 (May 22 - 28)

from World Health Organization
Published on 28 May 2017 View Original

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash:American Samoa, Fiji, French Polynesia, Niue

  • Prolonged fever: Kiribati

Other updates


  • New Caledonia: As of 31 May 2017, there have been 3,933 cases since 1 September 2016. Dengue serotype 1, 2 and 3 are in circulation. There have been 10 deaths reported. The weekly number of cases is decreasing. Source: Department of Health & Social Affairs, New Caledonia


  • Ongoing outbreak in the Marshall Islands. As of May 27 there have been 957 cases since October 2016. Majority of the cases (83%) are in the capital, Majuro. The number of cases in the outer islands is increasing. Immunisation campaign is ongoing. Source: RMI mumps situation report 29 May 2017.