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Communicable Diseases, NSW: November 2001 Volume 12 Issue 11

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 12(11) 309 - 311 Published: 2001

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Notable features of communicable disease reports received by the NSW Department of Health through to September (Figure1, Table 2) include: the continuing pertussis epidemic that seems to be primarily affecting older children and adults and rural dwellers; the number of cases of meningococcal disease peaked in August (31 cases), with cases predominant among small children and young adults.