The Communicable Disease Epidemiology & Immunization Quarterly
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.
- Mumps Outbreak
- Immunization Coverage Among Refugee Arrivals in Washington State
- ACIP Recommends Single Dose Hep B Revaccination
- Flu Vaccine Effectiveness: Why So Variable?
- How To Increase HPV Vaccination Rates
- New HPV Dosing Algorithm
- Free HPV Reminder Magnets
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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
See archive of past data tables
Cases reported in April
Cases reported through April
|Hepatitis B (acute)||1||1||2||1|
|Hepatitis C (acute)||2||1||6||6|
|Herpes, genital (primary)||42||59||232||271|
|HIV and AIDS (includes only AIDS cases not previously reported as HIV)||32||13||111||75|
|Rubella (including congenital rubella)||0||0||0||0|
|Shiga toxin producing E. coli (STEC), including E. coli O157:H7 and non-O157)||4||4||15||12|
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