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08 Nov 2016 description

Kosrae Outbreak Overview

On March 15, 2016 Kosrae State was notified of its first confirmed case of Zika. Since Feb 2016 there have been 17 confirmed cases and 18 probable cases of Zika disease in Kosrae.

-Onset dates of first 3 confirmed (PCR+) cases: 02/23/2016, 03/17/2016, 3/19/2016.
Ages (and sex): 49 (F), 8 (F), 37 (F). None with a travel history.

-113 other suspect cases identified since enhanced Zika surveillance began on 02/10/2016 when Marshall Islands reported a confirmed case.

General Case Counts

29 Sep 2016 description

Outbreak Overview

On March 15, 2016 Kosrae State was notified of its first confirmed case of Zika. Since Feb 2016 there have been 11 confirmed cases and 4 probable cases of Zika disease in Kosrae.

-Onset dates of first 3 confirmed (PCR+) cases: 02/23/2016, 03/17/2016, 3/19/2016. Ages (and sex): 49 (F), 8 (F), 37 (F). None with a travel history.

-117 other suspect cases identified since enhanced Zika surveillance began on 02/10/2016 when Marshall Islands reported a confirmed case.

Case Definition (updated)

29 Aug 2016 description

Outbreak Overview

On March 15, 2016 FSM was notified of Kosrae State's first confirmed case of Zika. Since Feb 2016 there have been 12 confirmed cases in Kosrae (out of the 12 cases in FSM). FSM has had 16 probable cases, including 12 in Kosrae, 3 in Yap, and 1 imported case in Pohnpei (from Kosrae).

11 Jul 2016 description

Outbreak Overview

On March 15, 2016 Kosrae State was notified of its first confirmed case of Zika. Since Feb 2016 there have been 12 confirmed cases and 11 probable cases of Zika disease in Kosrae.

-Onset dates of first 3 confirmed (PCR+) cases: 02/23/2016, 03/17/2016, 3/19/2016. Ages (and sex): 49 (F), 8 (F), 37 (F). None with a travel history.

-75 other suspect cases identified since enhanced Zika surveillance began on 02/10/2016 when Marshall Islands reported a confirmed case.

Case Definition (updated)

27 Jun 2016 description

Outbreak Overview

On March 15, 2015 Kosrae State was notified of its first confirmed case of Zika. Since Feb 2016 there have been 12 confirmed cases and 11 probable cases of Zika disease in Kosrae.

-Onset dates of first 3 confirmed (PCR+) cases: 02/23/2016, 03/17/2016, 3/19/2016. Ages (and sex): 49 (F), 8 (F), 37 (F). None with a travel history.

-71 suspect cases identified since enhanced Zika surveillance began on 02/10/2016 when Marshall Islands reported a confirmed case.

Case Definition (updated)

13 Jun 2016 description

Outbreak Overview

On March 15, 2015 Kosrae State was notified of its first confirmed case of Zika. Since Feb 2016 there have been 12 confirmed cases and 11 probable cases of Zika disease in Kosrae.

-Onset dates of first 3 confirmed (PCR+) cases: 02/23/2016, 03/17/2016, 3/19/2016. Ages (and sex): 49 (F), 8 (F), 37 (F). None with a travel history.

-71 other suspect cases identified since enhanced Zika surveillance began on 02/10/2016 when Marshall Islands reported a confirmed case.

23 May 2016 description

Outbreak Overview

On March 15, 2015 Kosrae State was notified of its first confirmed case of Zika. Since Feb 2016 there have been 11 confirmed cases and 11 probable cases of Zika disease in Kosrae.

  • Onset dates of first 3 confirmed (PCR+) cases: 02/23/2016, 03/19/2016, 4/2/2016. Ages (and sex): 49 (F), 37 (F), 21 (F). None with a travel history.

  • 68 other suspect cases identified since enhanced Zika surveillance began on 02/10/2016 when Marshall Islands reported a confirmed case.

09 May 2016 description

Outbreak Overview

On March 15, 2015 Kosrae State was notified of its first confirmed case of Zika. Since Feb 2016 there have been 12 confirmed cases of Zika disease on Kosrae.

  • Onset dates of first 3 confirmed cases: 02/23/2016, 03/19/2016, 3/19/2016. Ages (and sex): 49 (F), 7 (M), 37 (F with permanent contraception). None with a travel history.

  • 66 other suspect cases identified since enhanced Zika surveillance began on 02/10/2016 when Marshall Islands reported a confirmed case.

16 Sep 2014 description

EPIDEMIOLOGY

  • Measles case classification (using WHO guidelines)
    Lab-confirmed 2 cases
    Clinically compatible 1 case
    Suspect 5 cases (including 3 lab-pending)
    Discard 45 cases (including 5 IgM negative)

  • Of the 8 lab-confirmed, clinically compatible, and suspect cases, the mean age was 12.2 years; 62.5% were males; and 50% lived on the main island of Weno.