Alert over respiratory illnesses in Fiji

Health authorities report a rise in respiratory illnesses in people of all ages which has been greatest in children under five years of age (who have tested negative for both SARS-CoV-2 and influenza viruses). The same update revealed new leptospirosis cases continue above the outbreak threshold, with higher than expected seasonal rates in the Western and Northern Divisions. Dengue fever cases are at, or below, expected levels for the time of year, while typhoid fever infections are ‘at the average level expected at this time of the year for this endemic disease’; five new cases were reported in the update. Read more

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