2 Sep 2017

New Caledonia dengue epidemic over

5:29 am on 2 September 2017

The dengue epidemic in New Caledonia is over.

The government issued a statement to say that on advice from the health authorities the epidemic declared on January 5th has ended.

It said people need to remain vigilant to avoid a recurrence as the weather is starting to get hot and humid again.

11 people died of dengue this year.