Tag archive for ‘Fiji’
By Guest Author On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

3 Most Inspiring Places From Oceania

Traveling is fun when you have absolute control of your time and finances. Moving from one inspiring location to the other can be thrilling when you know that you’re in control. As a college student, traveling More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Friday, February 17th, 2017

Australia’s Julie Bishop pledges $9.5 million for Planned Parenthood

Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced that the government would send $9.5 million to support the overseas operations of Planned Parenthood, the massive abortion provider. “Today I announce More...

By Robert On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Fiji: Leptospirosis cases climb to 166

The Fiji Health Ministry reported 166 leptospirosis cases as of Apr. 30, up 100 cases from earlier in the month, local media reports. Image/National Park Service The Ministry is working to address the increase in More...

By Robert On Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Fiji records 3,500 additional dengue cases in past week

There were more than 3,500 dengue fever cases diagnosed on Fiji during the past week, bringing the total for the outbreak to 18,969 cases, according to a Fiji Broadcasting Corporation report Friday. Photo/CDC-James More...

By Robert On Monday, March 24th, 2014

Fiji dengue outbreak: 4,000 cases reported in a week

There were 4,087 dengue fever cases recorded in Fiji during the past week, the majority being in the eastern division. This is what the Fiji Ministry of Health said at a media briefing, according to a report published More...

By Robert On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Fiji Ministry of Health: Current dengue outbreak will be worst since 1975

With the number of dengue cases continuing to escalate, 1,000 people a week for the last six weeks, Fiji health officials warn that the current outbreak will reach 24,000 cases making it the worst dengue outbreak More...

By Robert On Monday, March 17th, 2014

New Zealand health officials warn travelers of dengue risk in the Pacific

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) in an advisory today is warning travelers to the various Pacific islands to ensure they take the appropriate measures to prevent mosquito bites as the mosquito More...

By Robert On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Fiji dengue outbreak tops 10,000

The dengue fever outbreak has more than doubled on the Pacific island of Fiji since our last report on Feb. 23, with the total number of cases  now being reported is “We had well over 10,000 already and this More...

By Robert On Sunday, February 23rd, 2014
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Dengue fever cases in Fiji continues to rise, 4,600 cases reported

The dengue fever outbreak on the island of Fiji continues to grow with the latest numbers from the Ministry of Health reporting 4,600 cases, according to a Fiji Times report Saturday. Aedes aegyptiImage/CDC In addition, More...

By Robert On Friday, January 31st, 2014

Fiji reports three dengue-related deaths as outbreak total hits 1,400

In a follow up to a report 10 days ago, the dengue fever outbreak on the Pacific island of Fiji has hit 1,400, according to a Radio New Zealand International report Thursday. Image/CDC The total number of cases More...

By Robert On Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Fiji dengue outbreak grows amid concerns over circulating DENV 3 strain

The number of dengue fever cases reported in the Pacific island of Fiji has grown to 406 cases since the start of November last year, including 195 cases recorded since the New Year. According to a Fiji Times Online More...

By Robert On Saturday, April 13th, 2013
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Fiji officials vigilant as Solomon Islands dengue cases rise

As the total number of cases of dengue fever continue to rise on the Solomon Islands, officials in Fiji say they are  vigilant in its prevention and surveillance of the mosquito borne viral disease, according More...

By Robert On Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Fiji issues a two-week ban on kava to help curb typhoid outbreak

Image/CDC The Government of Fiji issued a 14-day ban this weekend on the consumption of kava in an attempt to slow down an outbreak of the bacterial disease, typhoid fever, particularly in the northwestern Ba district, More...



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