Pacific syndromic surveillance report

Week 44, ending 5 November 2017

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: French Polynesia, Vanuatu
  • Diarrhoea: Cook Islands, Vanuatu
  • Influenza-like illness: Vanuatu

Other updates


  • French Polynesia: Increase number of cases reported, Influenza A (H3N2) has been identified by the Institut Louis Malarde, French Polynesia. Source: French Polynesia Ministry of Health.


  • A dengue serotype-2 outbreak is ongoing in Samoa. There is an increase in the number of cases seen.