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Notifiable Diseases in the United States
Reported cases in humans by 5-year periods, United States, 1920-1980
'35-39 40-44 45-49 ''50-'54'55-'59' '60-'64 '65-'69' '70-'74 ' '75-'79' '80-84 5-YEAR PERIODS
The single reported case of anthrax for 1980 occurred in a 30-year-old rendering-plant worker in Colorado. Anthrax was diagnosed in cattle in the vicinity of the rendering plant, and carcasses from involved premises were processed at the plant.
ASEPTIC MENINGITIS Reported case rates by month, United States, 1977-1980
F M A M J J A S O N D J F M A M J J A S O N D J 1978 1979
F MA M J J A S O N D 1980
The seasonal pattern of the curve reflects the increased activity of enteroviruses, the leading cause of aseptic meningitis, during the warmer months. After increasing each year from 1977, the number of reports for 1980 declined.