Summary of Notifiable Diseases -- United States, 2006

McNabb, Scott J. N.; Jajosky, Ruth Ann; Hall-Baker, Patsy A.; Adams, Deborah A.; Sharp, Pearl; Worsham, Carol; Anderson, Willie J.; Aponte, J. Javier; Jones, Gerald F.; Nitschke, David A.; Rey, Araceli; Wodajo, Michael S.
March 2008
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;3/20/2008, Vol. 55 Issue 53, p1
The article presents official statistics of reported occurrence of nationally notifiable infectious diseases in the U.S. for 2006. It details the epidemiologic and prevention information for 2006 for selected diseases. The distribution of cases by month, location and patient's characteristics are presented. Cases of mortality reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are highlighted. National notifiable diseases include anthrax, botulism and brucellosis, among others.


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