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Pacific Syndromic Surveillance System Weekly Bulletin / Système de Surveillance Syndromique dans le Pacifique - Bulletin Hebdomadaire: W28 2018 (July 9 - 15)

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The following syndrome was flagged this week:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Kiribati, Samoa, Tonga

Other Updates:


  • Ongoing dengue serotype-2 outbreak in Kiribati. As of 16 July there have been 1435 cases including 32 hospitalisations and two deaths. The weekly number of cases is decreasing. Source: Kiribati Ministry of Health and Health Services.

  • Dengue serotype-1 outbreak is ongoing in Wallis and Futuna. As of 17 July there have been 203 cases of dengue including 23 hospitalisations. For further details please refer to Patrick Lambruschini's PacNet post on 17 July 2018.