Ebola virus disease is on the wane, but vigilance continues.

Communicable diseases

Sarah Neill and Grant Hill-Cawthorne provide an overview of the emergence of MERS and Dennis Meijer and Sue Campbell-Lloyd describe some of the efforts underway in NSW to improve immunisation rates in Aboriginal children.

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Notes from the field

Steve Corbett reflects on changes over the 25 years since public health units were established in NSW.

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April 2014 - Measles
May 2014 - Influenza, MERS, BBV
June 2014 - Year in Review 1 - Communicable Disease
July 2014 - Year in Review 2 - Environmental Health
August 2014 - Ebola, STEC, Traffic related air pollution
September 2014 - Impact of lab testing rates, Prison Health, Wood smoke
December 2014 - School Vaccination Program, Ebola, Infections in child care, Tobacco related hazards

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