Leptospirosis

Woman In Late 70s Succumbs To Leptospirosis
NATION, NEWS

Woman In Late 70s Succumbs To Leptospirosis

The deceased was identified as Suruj Wati and was admitted to the Coqeloa Health Centre last Friday morning and was ...

One Health – What it Means, Why it is Vital
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One Health – What it Means, Why it is Vital

The aim of this focus is to build an understanding of why everyone’s (and everything’s) health is interdependent.

Leptospirosis Cases A Worry
NEWS

Leptospirosis Cases A Worry

Leptospirosis cases in the Western and Central Divisions remain above the outbreak threshold.

Tailevu Boy, 15, Is Latest Casualty Of Leptospirosis
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Tailevu Boy, 15, Is Latest Casualty Of Leptospirosis

“There have been a total of 36 deaths from leptospirosis this year, with 26 in the Western Division, four in Centr...

Health Teams Stay Proactive In Mitigating LTDD Cases
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Health Teams Stay Proactive In Mitigating LTDD Cases

Seaqaqa, Wainikoro and Labasa districts in the Macuata Province continued to have the highest number of leptospirosi...

 Surge In Leptospirosis, Dengue,Typhoid Cases
NEWS

 Surge In Leptospirosis, Dengue,Typhoid Cases

He said another 134 new cases of leptospirosis were recorded by the Ministry in the past week of which 62 new cases ...

Western Division Tops Leptospirosis Deaths
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Western Division Tops Leptospirosis Deaths

“Sadly, there were two more deaths caused by leptospirosis to report since the last update on March 18,”

Surge In Influenza Cases Strain Hospitals Outpatient Capacity
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Surge In Influenza Cases Strain Hospitals Outpatient Capacity

Ministry to open more facilities and extend opening hours to reduce waiting times

8-Year-Old Student, Succumbs To Leptospirosis, Cases On The Rise
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8-Year-Old Student, Succumbs To Leptospirosis, Cases On The Rise

Dr Fong said an important preventative measure included the wearing of fully covered footwear at all times when goin...

Nine More Leptospirosis Cases In North
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Nine More Leptospirosis Cases In North

Labasa Hospital acting medical superintendent, Dr Mua Mikaele, said the patient was a male aged between 20-49 years ...

Ministry Warns Spike In Disease
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Ministry Warns Spike In Disease

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has reported a spike in cases of Leptospirosis, Dengue and Typhoid in th...

Navosa Medical Staff Briefed To Monitor Leptospirosis
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Navosa Medical Staff Briefed To Monitor Leptospirosis

“The medical staff at the Navosa Hospital were briefed on the need to beef up their monitoring and surveillance of...

6-Year-Old Child Is Youngest Leptospirosis Death This Year
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6-Year-Old Child Is Youngest Leptospirosis Death This Year

More people hospitalised after flooding, Late presentation of cases a concern

Health Ministry Ramps Up Disease Surveillance Amid Cyclone Season
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Health Ministry Ramps Up Disease Surveillance Amid Cyclone Season

Dr Fong added that children should also be advised on the health risks associated with bathing in flooded water arou...

3 Leptospirosis Deaths, 300 Cases Of Dengue Fever Recorded
NEWS

3 Leptospirosis Deaths, 300 Cases Of Dengue Fever Recorded

However, Dr Waqainabete said the numbers were not big to declare an outbreak in the country.

Don’t Swim In Flooded Waters, PM Warns
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Don’t Swim In Flooded Waters, PM Warns

During yesterday’s briefing, he highlighted the need to hold parents and guardians accountable for their laxity in...

Ministry To Confirm Cause Of Death Of 18-Year-Old
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Ministry To Confirm Cause Of Death Of 18-Year-Old

Jone Tagilala’s cause of death would be determined once the blood test results were received.

Ministry Bans Mass Gatherings As New LTDD Cases Detected
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Ministry Bans Mass Gatherings As New LTDD Cases Detected

This is after new cases of Leptospirosis, Typhoid, Dengue and Diarrhoea (LTDD) were received by the Ministry of Heal...

10 Cases Of LTDD In Two Provinces
NEWS

10 Cases Of LTDD In Two Provinces

“Among the 10, three are healthy carriers who do not show any symptoms of LTDD.”

Hot Spot List For LTDD After Cyclone Yasa
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Hot Spot List For LTDD After Cyclone Yasa

Health officials are monitoring 38 areas in Bua, Macuata and Cakaudrove known to have historical record of surge in ...

Family Grieves After Son Dies From Leptospirosis
NATION

Family Grieves After Son Dies From Leptospirosis

The death of 17-year-old Avish Bahadur has left his family in disbelief, after he died of leptospirosis at the Labas...

Waqainabete Walks Talk in Fight Against Waterborne Diseases
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Waqainabete Walks Talk in Fight Against Waterborne Diseases

The cleanup campaign took place in Nausori, Nasinu and Korovou with community awareness of maintaining a clean and h...

First Leptospirosis Case Recorded In Kadavu
NATION

First Leptospirosis Case Recorded In Kadavu

A total of 1,544 evacuees are still sheltering in 74 Evacuation Centres around the three division

Ministry Declares Leptospirosis Outbreak in Central Division
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Ministry Declares Leptospirosis Outbreak in Central Division

There have been 69 cases of leptospirosis in Central Division from January 1st this year, with 18 people requiring a...

Network Meeting Targets Outbreak-Prone Diseases
NATION

Network Meeting Targets Outbreak-Prone Diseases

Outbreak-prone diseases affecting the Pacific region are dengue, measles, rubella, influenza, leptospirosis, typhoid...

Govt Steps Up Leptospirosis Fight
NATION

Govt Steps Up Leptospirosis Fight

The Ministry of Health & Medical Services (MoHMS) would be formulating a Leptospirosis Action Plan 2016-2020 bec...

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