Pacific Syndromic Surveillance System Weekly Bulletin / Système de Surveillance Syndromique dans le Pacifique - Bulletin Hebdomadaire: W9 2019 (Feb 25-Mar 03)

from World Health Organization
Published on 03 Mar 2019

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: French Polynesia, Federated States of Micronesia

  • Diarrhoea: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia

  • Prolonged Fever: Marshall Islands

Other updates:


  • An additional 11 cases of dengue were reported from Palau. For further details please refer to PacNet post on 5 March (Palau Dengue Outbreak Report #13)

  • From 1 January to 28 February, there have been a total of 4 confirmed dengue cases and 31 suspected dengue cases reported in Vanuatu. For further details please refer to PacNet post on 7 March (Dengue Situation Report No.2)


  • Measles cases continues to be reported from the Philippines, with a total of 16,349 cases including 261 deaths reported in 2019 through 2 March 2019. [source]