Summary

These reports provide a weekly summary of communicable diseases notifications, investigations and issues in NSW.

These reports include a summary of notifiable infections for the week as reported to NSW public health units by medical practitioners, hospitals and pathology laboratories.

Week/Year
Week starting​
Topics​
 07-2019
10 February 2019
  • Leprosy– one new case
  • Salmonella Typhimurium – increasing notifications
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
 06-2019
03 February 2019
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease – one new case
  • Measles – one new NSW case and alert for airline passengers
  • Invasive meningococcal disease – case confirmed in an infant
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW

     05-2019             27 January 2019        

  • Salmonellosis – an increase in the number of notifications 
  • Influenza –   high out of season activity 
  • Botulism –case confirmed in an infant
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW

      04-2019            20 January 2019

  •   Measles – three new cases reported this week
  •   NSW STI strategy 2016 – 2020: January to June 2018 data report
  •   NSW Tuberculosis report 2017
  • Summary of notifiable conditi ons activity in NSW

      03-2019          13 January 2019

  • Invasive meningococcal disease – one new case reported this week
  • Legionellosis (Legionnaires’ disease) – new cases and Sydney CBD investigation
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
  0​2-2019
6 January 2019​
  • Hepatitis A and typhoid fever - infections in returning travellers
  • Measles – two new cases with eight since Christmas
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW
0​1-2019
30 December 2018
  • Measles  –  three new unrelated measles cases reported
  • Australian Bat Lyssavirus (ABLV) – continuing risk from flying foxes and other bats
  • Summary of notifiable conditions activity in NSW

Past communicable diseases weekly reports

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File Size: 284 kb
Type: Report
Date of Publication: 22 February 2019
SHPN: (HP NSW) 190002