Infectious Diseases of Wallis and Futuna Islands

Infectious Diseases of Wallis and Futuna Islands is one in a series of GIDEON ebooks which explore all individual infectious diseases, drugs, vaccines, outbreaks, surveys and pathogens in every country of the world. Data are based on the GIDEON web application ( which relies on standard text books, peer-review journals, Health Ministry reports and ProMED, supplemented by an ongoing search of the medical literature.

Chapters are arranged alphabetically, by disease name. Each chapter is divided into three sections:

1. Descriptive epidemiology
2. Status of the disease in Wallis and Futuna Islands
3. References

A chapter outlining the routine vaccination schedule of Wallis and Futuna Islands follows the diseases chapters.

There are 368 generic infectious diseases in the world today. 195 of these are endemic, or potentially endemic, to Wallis and Futuna Islands. A number of other diseases are not relevant to Wallis and Futuna Islands and have not been included in this book.

In addition to endemic diseases, all published data regarding imported diseases and infection among expatriates from Wallis and Futuna Islands are included.

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252 pages, 49 graphs, 33 references, 2024 edition, 2 MB PDF, ISBN: 978-1-4988-4473-4

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