Dengue outbreak steadies at onset of rains in French Polynesia 

The dengue epidemic that began in Tahiti in April has finally stabilised, however, the arrival of the rainy season in the collectivity has sparked concerns of a resurgence as weather conditions will favour mosquito breeding. Thirteen islands remain in epidemic phase (including Tahiti, Bora Bora and Moorea), while a further six are ‘on alert’. DENV2 has predominated, causing more than 2,400 infections since April. Read more.

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