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Welcome to Public Health's quarterly newsletter on communicable disease, epidemiology and immunizations. Our goal is to better serve those who share Public Health's goals of preventing – and better understanding – communicable diseases. Current subscribers are encouraged to confirm their subscription preferences with our online subscriber form.

Print subscribers:  Online references and resources for this edition are all easily accessed via live links in the PDF version below.

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2017 - 2nd Quarter Newsletter (PDF)

  • Hantavirus in King County
  • Winning Strategies To Increase HPV Immunization Coverage
  • 2016-17 Influenza Season Summary
  • An Inside Look At Disease Investigation
  • Zika Update

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Find out when the latest quarterly issue is available as well as when the table for latest cases of selected diseases has been updated below.

Monthly reportable cases of selected diseases in Seattle and King County
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Note: These numbers are preliminary and subject to minor changes.
 
Cases reported in July
Cases reported through July
 
2017
2016
2017
2016
Campylobacteriosis 88 38 268 287
Chlamydial infections 723 747 5578 5379
Cryptosporidiosis 7 5 35 23
Giardiasis 24 17 142 154
Gonorrhea 363 242 2251 1853
Hepatitis A 1 1 3 7
Hepatitis B (acute) 1 0 3 1
Hepatitis C (acute) 0 1 7 8
Herpes, genital (primary) 12 55 323 445
HIV and AIDS (includes only AIDS cases not previously reported as HIV) 19 24 136 133
Legionellosis 2 1 8 7
Listeriosis 1 0 5 4
Measles 0 0 2 0
Meningococcal Disease 0 0 0 1
Mumps 4 0 118 0
Pertussis 9 18 39 58
Rubella (including congenital rubella) 0 0 0 0
Salmonellosis 19 26 123 124
Shiga toxin producing E. coli (STEC), including E. coli O157:H7 and non-O157) 9 13 37 44
Shigellosis 3 5 71 43
Syphilis, early 38 40 340 287
Syphilis, congenital 0 0 0 0
Syphilis, late 7 19 121 103
Tuberculosis 8 8 56 51
Vibriosis 8 4 13 8
Yersiniosis 1 1 9 17

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