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Changes to Tables I and II

Beginning with this issue, Tables I and II, Cases of selected notifiable diseases, United States, incorporate several changes that began with week 1 of 1991:

  1. Lyme disease and Haemophilus influenzae have been added to the list of nationally notifiable diseases effective January 1991. Cases of Lyme disease are reported in Table I and on the first page of Table II, and cases of H. influenzae, in Table I.

  2. Cases of gonorrhoea and syphilis (primary and secondary) are no longer tabulated in separate civilian and military categories; cases appear as a single total for each disease.

  3. Leprosy has been moved from the first page of Table II to Table I and is now listed as Hansen disease. backThe Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia, and is available on a paid subscription basis from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402, (202) 783-3238.

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