Monthly Surveillance Report - May 2002

Monday 23rd September 2019


Major Surveillance Issues

  • Dengue fever. Fifteen cases in May linked to travel to Rarotonga, Pakistan, Malaysia and Thailand.
  • Hepatitis A. The notification rate has continued to decline after peaking in March during the recent outbreak. The current level is similar to the normal baseline.
  • Meningococcal disease. Fifty-two cases notified during May 2002, bringing the year to date total to 172. While less than that recorded for the same period in 2001, this total exceeds that of other years in the current epidemic.
  • Pertussis. The epidemic which began in June 1999 is persisting, with 106 cases notified in May. The majority of May cases were from the South Island, particularly, South Canterbury, Canterbury and West Coast health districts.

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Monthly Surveillance Report - May 2002

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Monthly National Totals - May 2002

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