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Pacific syndromic surveillance report: Week 27, ending on 5 July, 2015

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The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Diarrhoea: French Polynesia, Guam
  • Influenza-like illness: Kiribati, New Zealand
  • Prolonged Fever:Nauru
  • Other updates

Chikungunya

  • Chikungunya outbreak is on-going in Cook Islands and Marshall Islands.
  • Cook Islands have reported a total of 754 cases since October 2014, including 13 new cases in the week ending on July 5 2015.

Dengue

  • Outbreaks are occurring in American Samoa (dengue serotype-3); in the Macuata Sub division of Fiji (dengue serotype-2).
  • Cases (NS1 positive) have been reported from Samoa; dengue serotype has not been determined.
  • French Polynesia (dengue serotype-1) has 9 newly confirmed cases in the week ending 21 June, 2015.