What virus happened in 1999?

The emergence of West Nile virus (WNV), a flavivirus within the Japanese encephalitis antigenic complex, in New York City in the summer of 1999 marked the first time that this Old World virus had been identified outside of the Eastern Hemisphere (1).

What is the criteria for notifiable diseases?

A notifiable infectious disease or condition is one for which regular, frequent, and timely information regarding individual cases is considered necessary for the prevention and control of the disease or condition.

What are the notifiable diseases in Nigeria?

Nationally Notifiable Diseases

  • Cholera.
  • Cryptosporidiosis.
  • Cyclosporiasis.
  • Giardiasis.
  • Hepatitis A.
  • Legionellosis.
  • Malaria*
  • Salmonellosis.

What type of infection caused the most deaths in 1999?

Results: In 1999 the 10 leading causes of death were (in rank order) Diseases of heart; Malignant neoplasms; Cerebrovascular diseases; Chronic lower respiratory diseases; Accidents; Diabetes mellitus; Influenza and pneumonia; Alzheimer’s disease; Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis; and Septicemia and …

Do notifiable diseases need to be reported?

Registered medical practitioners: report notifiable diseases Complete a notification form immediately on diagnosis of a suspected notifiable disease. Don’t wait for laboratory confirmation of a suspected infection or contamination before notification.

Is pneumonia notifiable?

Invasive pneumococcal disease is notifiable. S. pneumoniae is a common cause of bacterial meningitis, septicaemia and pneumonia…

What was the leading cause of death 100 years ago?

Why People Die: Causes of Death A century ago, communicable diseases—in particular, influenza, tuberculosis, and diphtheria—were leading causes of death in the United States.