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CHICKENPOX – Reported cases by state and by age, selected states, 1980
1 Does not include cases reported by states of Connecticut and Massachusetts.
Does not include cases reported by state of Connecticut.
Does not include cases reported by states of Oregon and Texas.
Does not include cases reported by states of Massachusetts, Oregon, and Texas.
DIPHTHERIA - Reported case rates, United States, 1955-1980
The diphtheria case rate has continued to decrease in recent years; however, the death-to-case ratio has remained stable, suggesting that diphtheria is still difficult to treat. The best method for preventing deaths from diphtheria is vaccination.
Reported cases by month of onset, United States, 1970-1979
JF MAMJ JA SOND JFMAMJJASOND JFMAMJ JA SOND JFMAMJ JASONDJFMAMJJASOND JF MAMJ JASONDJFMAMJ JASOND JFMAMJJASONDJ FMAMJ JASOND J FMAMJ JASOND 1970 1971 1972 1977
Encephalitis reporting for 1979 was typical of nonepidemic years (1975 was an epidemic year). The increase in reports during the warmer months probably reflects a composite of arboviral and enteroviral activity.