Surge in leptospirosis infections in New Caledonia

Leptospirosis case numbers have shot up – from 36 in January to 80 by February 21. The three most affected areas were in the neighbouring communes of Ponérihouen and Poindimié on the east coast, and Païta, north of Nouméa. Leptospirosis is classified as a notifiable disease in the territory - last year DASS recorded 69 cases and four related deaths. Read More

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