Pacific Syndromic Surveillance System Weekly Bulletin / Système de Surveillance Syndromique dans le Pacifique Bulletin Hebdomadaire: W24 2017 (Jun 12-Jun 18)
The following syndromes have been flagged:
- Acute Fever and Rash: French Polynesia, Kiribati
Nauru: dengue serotype-2 ( confirmed by the WHO Collaborating Centre for Arbovirus Reference and Research Laboratories in Queensland, Australia) outbreak appears to be ending. From January to May there have been 964 cases of which 35 were hospitalised. Of the hospitalised cases 8 had haemorrhagic features. There have been three deaths. Source: Nauru Ministry of Health.
New Caledonia: As of 19 June 2017, there have been 4,307 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