Surveillance Reports for Drinking Water-associated Disease & Outbreaks

Data on waterborne disease outbreaks associated with drinking water are reported in the MMWR Weekly, with additional tables, figures, and appendices available on this website. The data on outbreaks reported from 1971–2008 were published in CDC summary reports or MMWR Surveillance Summaries. Data from outbreaks reported from 2009–2010 forward are published in MMWR Weekly Reports. Links to historical surveillance reports and appendices are also available on this website.

Most Recent Drinking Water-associated Outbreak Surveillance Data

Reports from 1971-2012

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