Epidemic and emerging disease alerts in the Pacific as of August 2019

Highlights/updates since the last map was sent on PacNet in August 2019

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Dengue

• Marshall Islands as declared an outbreak of DENV3 on Ebeye. – Source: Pacific syndromic surveillance reports sent on PacNet by Dr Biaukula from WHO.

• New Caledonia has advised that the outbreak is over, the blue alert has been removed from the map. Source: Health authorities from New Caledonia on 12/08/2019.

Leptospirosis

• Fiji has declared the outbreak over, we have removed the blue alert. Source: communication with Health authorities of Fiji.

Influenza

• Fiji the number of cases has reached the expected level for this time of the year, the blue alert has been removed. Source: communication with Health authorities of Fiji.

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