A little over a week since Severe Tropical Cyclone Harold hit Fiji and other Pacific Islands, health officials in Fiji are reporting the appearance of several infectious diseases in different areas of the island country.

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According to a Fiji Sun report, dozens of dengue cases have been in the Northern, Western and Central Divisions.

Officials in the Northern Division have also reported cases of typhoid and leptospirosis has been reported in Kadavu Island.

Officials note that the above diseases are commonly seen after cyclones.

Health officials have been deployed to affected areas to contain the spread of these diseases.