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Infectious diseases, NSW: November 1999 Volume 10 Issue 11

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 10(11) 154 - 157 Published: 1999

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September 1999 was the first month since 1991, when the new Public Health Act’s enhanced notification requirements began, that there were no reports of measles in NSW. (It is also most likely that this is the first month since colonial times that measles has not occurred in this state.) Indeed, the last laboratory-confirmed case was reported in July (two unconfirmed cases were reported in August).