Communicable Diseases Intelligence - Current issue - June 2014

This issue contains an editorial on polio, two original articles on polio and the Ross River virus infection case definition, two annual reports on mosquito-borne diseases and the Influenza Complications Alert Network, as well as the regular quarterly data reports.

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Contents

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Editorial

Polio anywhere is a risk everywhere
David N Durrheim, Anthony Adams
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Original articles

Australia’s polio risk
Nicolee Martin, Beverley J Paterson, David N Durrheim
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Ross River virus infection surveillance in the Greater Perth Metropolitan area – has there been an increase in cases in the winter months?
Linda A Selvey, Jenny A Donnelly, Michael D Lindsay, Sudha Pottumarthy Boddu, Victoria C D’Abrera, David W Smith
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Annual reports

Arboviral diseases and malaria in Australia, 2011–12: Annual report of the National Arbovirus and Malaria Advisory Committee
Katrina E Knope, Stephen L Doggett, Nina Kurucz, Rebecca Feldman, Cheryl A Johansen, Jay Nicholson, Angus Sly, Michaela Hobby, Debra El Saadi, Mike Muller, Cassie C Jansen, Odwell M Muzari and the National Arbovirus and Malaria Advisory Committee
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Influenza epidemiology, vaccine coverage and vaccine effectiveness in sentinel Australian hospitals in 2013: the Influenza Complications Alert Network
Allen C Cheng, Dominic E Dwyer, Mark Holmes, Louis B Irving, Simon GA Brown, Grant W Waterer, Tony M Korman, Cameron Hunter, Saliya Hewagama, Nadia D Friedman, Peter A Wark, Graham Simpson, John W Upham, Simon D Bowler, Sanjaya N Senenayake, Tom C Kotsimbos, Paul M Kelly
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Quarterly reports

National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System, 1 January to 31 March 2014
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Australian childhood immunisation coverage, 1 July to 30 September cohort, assessed as at 31 December 2013
Brynley P Hull for the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases
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Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme, 1 January to 31 March 2014
Dr Monica M Lahra for the Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme
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Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme quarterly report, 1 January to 31 March 2014
Monica M Lahra for the Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme
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Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network, 1 January to 31 March 2013
Monique B-N Chilver, Daniel Blakeley, Nigel P Stocks for the Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network
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HIV surveillance, 1 April to 30 June 2013
The Kirby Institute
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HIV surveillance, 1 July to 30 September 2013
The Kirby Institute
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HIV surveillance, 1 October to 31 December 2013
The Kirby Institute
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Invasive pneumococcal disease surveillance Australia, 1 January to 31 March 2014
Rachel de Kluyver for the Enhanced Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Surveillance Working Group
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Revised surveillance case definition
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Call for reviewers
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Editor: Margaret Curran
Deputy Editor: Katrina Knope

Editorial and Production Staff: Alison Milton, Leroy Trapani

ISSN 1445-4866 Online

cdi.editor@health.gov.au


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