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What are international reportable diseases?

What are international reportable diseases?

Internationally notifiable diseases (i.e., cholera, plague, and yellow fever) are also reportable in compliance with the World Health Organization’s International Health Regulations. The following list includes water-related and waterborne diseases that are nationally notifiable.

What are the diseases under international surveillance?

Mandatory reporting Since 1969, WHO has required that all cases of the following diseases be reported to the organization: cholera, plague, yellow fever, smallpox, relapsing fever and typhus. In 2005, the list was extended to include polio and SARS.

Is Parvovirus a reportable disease?

Parvo in dogs is reportable in LA County. Parvo in dogs is not transmissible to humans (zoonotic).

Is strangles a reportable disease Massachusetts?

The Division should also be notified if there has been exposure to animals that have recently been exported from Massachusetts….Reportable Animal Diseases List.

Disease Species Affected Priority
Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease (PEDv and PDCoV) Porcine 1
Strep equi (Strangles) Equine 1

What diseases are covered by the International Health Regulations?

In 1948, the World Health Organization Constitution came about. In 1951, the WHO issued their first infectious disease prevention regulations, the International Sanitary Regulations (ISR 1951), which focussed on six quarantinable diseases; cholera, plague, relapsing fever, smallpox, typhoid and yellow fever.

What are the 11 notifiable diseases?

Listed human diseases

  • Human coronavirus with pandemic potential.
  • Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (otherwise known as MERS-CoV)
  • Plague.
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome (otherwise known as SARS)
  • Smallpox.
  • Viral haemorrhagic fevers.
  • Yellow fever.

What are the 5 steps of surveillance?


  • Purpose and Characteristics of Public Health Surveillance.
  • Identifying Health Problems for Surveillance.
  • Identifying or Collecting Data for Surveillance.
  • Analyzing and Interpreting Data.
  • Disseminating Data and Interpretations.
  • Evaluating and Improving Surveillance.
  • Summary.
  • Do you have to report syphilis?

    Syphilis – Congenital Both confirmed cases and probable cases should be notified, including confirmed and probable cases of syphilis-related stillbirth 1.

    Which disease of rabbits is reportable?

    Rabbit caliciviral disease RHD is an extremely contagious disease and is the only rabbit disease that is reportable to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Disease was first reported in China in 1984 and is now endemic in New Zealand and Australia.

    Is horse strangles a reportable disease?

    The disease isn’t reportable in that state. Most cases of non-reportable diseases are not reported to the EDCC, though private practitioners are encouraged to report cases of non-reportable disease when they are acting as the attending veterinarian and the disease poses a risk to other horses.

    What does strangles do to horses?

    Strangles is a highly contagious disease of the equine upper respiratory tract caused by the bacterium Streptococcus equi subspecies equi (S. equi). The bacteria cross mucous membranes in the nose and mouth to infect lymph nodes where they cause abscesses that can eventually rupture.

    What are the four diseases covered under the new International Health Regulation?

    Under the IHR (2005), all cases of these four diseases must be automatically notified to WHO: smallpox, poliomyelitis due to wild-type poliovirus, SARS and cases of human influenza caused by a new subtype.

    Who is required to report notifiable diseases in Massachusetts?

    State public health officials rely on local boards of health, healthcare providers, laboratories and other public health personnel to report the occurrence of notifiable diseases as required by law. Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 111, sections 3, 6, 7, 109, 110, 111 and 112 and Chapter 111D, Section 6.

    How does infectious disease affect society in Massachusetts?

    Local health departments, clinical providers, and laboratories will find information here regarding the reporting and control of infectious disease in Massachusetts. Infectious diseases cause illness, suffering and even death, and place an enormous financial burden on society.

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    Is there an International Patient Center at Mass General?

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