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01 Feb 2018 description

The following syndrome was flagged this week:

Prolonged fever: Republic of Marshall Islands

**Other updates: **

Mumps

  • There is an ongoing mumps outbreak in Vanuatu. As of 30 January 2018 there have been 250 suspected cases since 7 July 2017. For further details please refer to the Situation report posted on 30 January by Ms Wendy William, Vanuatu MoH.

    Maritime disaster

25 Jan 2018 description

There were no syndromes flagged this week

Other updates:

Diarrhoea

• There is an outbreak in Kiribati. As of 22 January 2018 there have been 561 cases of diarrhoea since 7 December 2017. Majority of the cases are less than 4 years of age. There have been two hospitalised cases and no associated deaths. Six out nineteen samples testing rotavirus positive using Rapid Diagnostic Kits. There have been continuous health promotion activities in the affected areas. Source: Ministry of Health & Medical Services.

23 Jan 2018 description

SYNTHÈSE / SUMMARY

GRIPPE

Epidémie de grippe A(H3N2) en phase de décroissance

DENGUE 2

Epidémie en cours ou circulation active de DEN-2 à Samoa,
Samoa Américaines, Fidji et Tonga

FIEVRE JAUNE

Cas urbains à Sao Paulo

OREILLONS

Circulation à Hawaii, en Nouvelle-Zélande et au Vanuatu

INFLUENZA

Influenza A(H3N2) outbreak decreasing

DENGUE 2

Outbreak or active circulation in Samoa, American Samoa,
Fiji and Tonga

YELLOW FEVER

Urban cases in Sao Paulo

MUMPS

18 Jan 2018 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Vanuatu

  • Diarrhoea: Kiribati

  • Prolonged fever: Kiribati

Other updates:

Dengue

  • A dengue outbreak is ongoing the Macuata subdivision, the Northern Health Division of Fiji. The dengue serotype has not been identified. Source: Ministry of Health and Medical Services.

12 Jan 2018 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

• Acute Fever and Rash: French Polynesia, Vanuatu

Other updates:

Dengue

• A dengue outbreak was declared on 3 January 2018 in the Macuata subdivision, the Northern Health Division of Fiji. The largest age group affected is the 20-39 years old. The dengue serotype has not been identified. Source: Ministry of Health and Medical Services and Media

10 Jan 2018 description

SYNTHÈSE / SUMMARY

GRIPPE

Epidémie de grippe A(H3N2) en phase de décroissance

OREILLONS

Circulation à Hawaii, aux îles Marshall, en Nouvelle-Zélande et au Vanuatu

INFLUENZA

Influenza A(H3N2) outbreak decreasing

MUMPS

Circulation in Hawaii, Marshall Islands, New Zealand and Vanuatu

Dengue / Dengue fever

Cas confirmés de dengue

  • Circulation à Bora Bora, Raiatea, Tahiti et Moorea.

06 Jan 2018 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 31 December 2017-6 January 2018 and includes updates on hepatitis A, influenza, MERS, poliomyelitis and salomnellosis.

06 Jan 2018 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 26 December 2017, a total of 3,195 suspected dengue cases were reported in 2017. The total number of reported dengue cases, including dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome was lower than the 3 year-threshold of the same period from 2014-2016 (Figure 1).

China (no update)

22 Dec 2017 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

• Acute Fever and Rash: Cook Islands, Vanuatu

• Prolonged fever: Marshall Islands

Other updates:

Dengue

• There is a dengue serotype-2 outbreak in Samoa. As of 18 December there have been 1,788 cases since August 2017, including four deaths. The most affected age group is those under 19 years of age. There continues to be efforts for reduction of mosquito breeding sites. Source: Samoa MoH Dengue outbreak Situation Report No.2

22 Dec 2017 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 17-23 December 2017 and includes updates on dengue, chikungunya, influenza, Salmonella and measles.

19 Dec 2017 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 12 December 2017, a total of 3,130 suspected dengue cases were reported in 2017. The total number of reported dengue cases, including dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome was lower than the 3 year-threshold of the same period from 2014-2016 (Figure 1).

China

15 Dec 2017 description

La surveillance des maladies infectieuses en Polynésie française est effectuée chaque semaine par la déclaration volontaire des médecins sentinelles et des laboratoires.

Gastro-entérite à Salmonelle

Durant cette quinzaine, 7 cas confirmés de salmonellose ont été déclarés au Bureau de veille sanitaire (BVS) dont 2 épisodes de TIAC.

L’une de ces TIAC a eu lieu à Taravao avec 2 cas confirmés et 2 cas suspects. Durant cet épisode, un homme de 65 ans est décédé. Cf. communiqué de presse de la Direction de la santé du 29 novembre 2017.

14 Dec 2017 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

• Acute Fever and Rash: Fiji, French Polynesia, Palau, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu • Prolonged fever: Vanuatu

Other updates:

Dengue

• There is a dengue serotype-2 outbreak in Samoa. As of 3 December there have been 1,522 cases since August 2017, including four deaths. There continues to be efforts for reduction of mosquito breeding sites. Source: Samoa MoH Dengue outbreak Situation Report No.1. Please refer to PacNet posting on 14 December for further information.

11 Dec 2017 description

La surveillance des maladies infectieuses en Polynésie française est effectuée chaque semaine par la déclaration volontaire des médecins sentinelles et des laboratoires.

Grippe

Epidémie de grippe A(H3N2) en cours. En semaines 45 et 46 :

  • 240 cas ont été signalés par les médecins du réseau sentinelle

  • 62 prélèvements de grippe positifs, dont 2 typés A(H3N2)

05 Dec 2017 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 28 November 2017, a total of 3,056 suspected dengue cases were reported in 2017. The total number of reported dengue cases, including dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome was lower than the 3 year-threshold of the same period from 2014-2016 (Figure 1).

China (no update)

02 Dec 2017 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 26 November - 2 December 2017 and includes updates on influenza, plague, monkeypox, yellow fever, chikungunya, dengue and Zika.

01 Dec 2017 description

There have not been any syndromes flagged for the reporting week 47.

Other updates

Dengue

A dengue outbreak is ongoing in Wallis and Futuna. Clean up of communities to eradicate mosquito breeding sites is ongoing. As of 6 November there have been 7 confirmed cases, of which two have had dengue serotype-1 identified. Source: Health Agency Wallis and Futuna There is an ongoing dengue-serotype 2 outbreak in Samoa

Mumps

27 Nov 2017 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Fiji, French Polynesia

Other updates

Dengue

  • A dengue serotype-2 outbreak is ongoing in Samoa. Clean up of communities to eradicate mosquito breeding sites is ongoing. Source: Samoa Ministry of Health.
25 Nov 2017 description

Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

Cambodia

As of 14 November 2017, a total of 2,979 suspected dengue cases were reported in 2017. The total number of reported dengue cases including dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome was lower than the 3 year-threshold of the same period from 2014-2016 (Figure 1).

China