**Statistics on Communicable Diseases - HONG KONG**

**Surveillance**

**& Epidemiology Branch, Centre for Health Protection**

Table title: No. of Notifications for Notifiable Infectious Diseases in 2006

In January, the number of notifications of Cholera was 0.

In January, the number of notifications of Plague was 0.

In January, the number of notifications of Yellow Fever was 0.

In January, the number of notifications of Acute Poliomyelitis was 0.

In January, the number of notifications of Amoebic Dysentery was 1.

In January, the number of notifications of Bacillary Dysentery was 6.

In January, the number of notifications of Chickenpox was 1252.

In January, the number of notifications of Dengue Fever was 3.

In January, the number of notifications of Diphtheria was 0.

In January, the number of notifications of Food Poisoning was 127.

In January, the number of persons affected of Food Poisoning was 483.

**In January, the number of notifications of Influenza A(H5), Influenza A(H7) or Influenza A(H9) was 0.**

In January, the number of notifications of Japanese Encephalitis was 0.

In January, the number of notifications of Legionnaires' Disease was 0.

In January, the number of notifications of Leprosy was 0.

In January, the number of notifications of Malaria was 3.

In January, the number of notifications of Measles was 2.

In January, the number of notifications of Meningococcal Infections was 0.

In January, the number of notifications of Mumps was 6.

In January, the number of notifications of Paratyphoid Fever was 2.

In January, the number of notifications of Rabies was 0.

In January, the number of notifications of Relapsing Fever was 0.

In January, the number of notifications of Rubella was 0.

In January, the number of notifications of Scarlet Fever was 24.

In January, the number of notifications of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome was 0.

In January, the number of notifications of Streptococcus suis Infection was 1.

In January, the number of notifications of Tetanus was 0.

In January, the number of notifications of Tuberculosis was 449.

In January, the number of notifications of Typhoid Fever was 8.

In January, the number of notifications of Typhus was 1.

In January, the number of notifications of Scrub Typhus was 1.

In January, the number of notifications of Urban Typhus was 0.

In January, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis was 17.

In January, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis A was 4.

In January, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis B was 11.

In January, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis C was 0.

In January, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis E was 2.

In January, the number of notifications of unclassified Viral Hepatitis was 0.

In January, the number of notifications of Whooping Cough was 2.

In January, the total number of notifications of notifiable infectious diseases was 1904.

In February, the number of notifications of Cholera was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Plague was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Yellow Fever was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Acute Poliomyelitis was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Amoebic Dysentery was 1.

In February, the number of notifications of Bacillary Dysentery was 7.

In February, the number of notifications of Chickenpox was 948.

In February, the number of notifications of Dengue Fever was 1.

In February, the number of notifications of Diphtheria was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Food Poisoning was 201.

In February, the number of persons affected of Food Poisoning was 883.

**In February, the number of notifications of Influenza A(H5), Influenza A(H7) or Influenza A(H9) was 0.**

In February, the number of notifications of Japanese Encephalitis was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Legionnaires' Disease was 1.

In February, the number of notifications of Leprosy was 1.

In February, the number of notifications of Malaria was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Measles was 6.

In February, the number of notifications of Meningococcal Infections was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Mumps was 7.

In February, the number of notifications of Paratyphoid Fever was 3.

In February, the number of notifications of Rabies was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Relapsing Fever was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Rubella was 5.

In February, the number of notifications of Scarlet Fever was 21.

In February, the number of notifications of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Streptococcus suis Infection was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Tetanus was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Tuberculosis was 458.

In February, the number of notifications of Typhoid Fever was 4.

In February, the number of notifications of Typhus was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Scrub Typhus was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Urban Typhus was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis was 21.

In February, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis A was 10.

In February, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis B was 6.

In February, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis C was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis E was 5.

In February, the number of notifications of unclassified Viral Hepatitis was 0.

In February, the number of notifications of Whooping Cough was 8.

In February, the total number of notifications of notifiable infectious diseases was 1693.

In March, the number of notifications of Cholera was 0.

In March, the number of notifications of Plague was 0.

In March, the number of notifications of Yellow Fever was 0.

In March, the number of notifications of Acute Poliomyelitis was 0.

In March, the number of notifications of Amoebic Dysentery was 0.

In March, the number of notifications of Bacillary Dysentery was 8.

In March, the number of notifications of Chickenpox was 989.

In March, the number of notifications of Dengue Fever was 1.

In March, the number of notifications of Diphtheria was 0.

In March, the number of notifications of Food Poisoning was 71.

In March, the number of persons affected of Food Poisoning was 218.

**In March, the number of notifications of Influenza A(H5), Influenza A(H7) or Influenza A(H9) was 0.**

In March, the number of notifications of Japanese Encephalitis was 0.

In March, the number of notifications of Legionnaires' Disease was 1.

In March, the number of notifications of Leprosy was 0.

In March, the number of notifications of Malaria was 2.

In March, the number of notifications of Measles was 11.

In March, the number of notifications of Meningococcal Infections was 1.

In March, the number of notifications of Mumps was 15.

In March, the number of notifications of Paratyphoid Fever was 1.

In March, the number of notifications of Rabies was 0.

In March, the number of notifications of Relapsing Fever was 0.

In March, the number of notifications of Rubella was 2.

In March, the number of notifications of Scarlet Fever was 35.

In March, the number of notifications of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome was 0.

In March, the number of notifications of Streptococcus suis Infection was 0.

In March, the number of notifications of Tetanus was 0.

In March, the number of notifications of Tuberculosis was 556.

In March, the number of notifications of Typhoid Fever was 3.

In March, the number of notifications of Typhus was 1.

In March, the number of notifications of Scrub Typhus was 0.

In March, the number of notifications of Urban Typhus was 1.

In March, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis was 28.

In March, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis A was 4.

In March, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis B was 13.

In March, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis C was 0.

In March, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis E was 9.

In March, the number of notifications of unclassified Viral Hepatitis was 2.

In March, the number of notifications of Whooping Cough was 3.

In March, the total number of notifications of notifiable infectious diseases was 1728.

In April, the number of notifications of Cholera was 0.

In April, the number of notifications of Plague was 0.

In April, the number of notifications of Yellow Fever was 0.

In April, the number of notifications of Acute Poliomyelitis was 0.

In April, the number of notifications of Amoebic Dysentery was 1.

In April, the number of notifications of Bacillary Dysentery was 4.

In April, the number of notifications of Chickenpox was 821.

In April, the number of notifications of Dengue Fever was 4.

In April, the number of notifications of Diphtheria was 0.

In April, the number of notifications of Food Poisoning was 62.

In April, the number of persons affected of Food Poisoning was 192.

**In April, the number of notifications of Influenza A(H5), Influenza A(H7) or Influenza A(H9) was 0.**

In April, the number of notifications of Japanese Encephalitis was 0.

In April, the number of notifications of Legionnaires' Disease was 1.

In April, the number of notifications of Leprosy was 0.

In April, the number of notifications of Malaria was 2.

In April, the number of notifications of Measles was 10.

In April, the number of notifications of Meningococcal Infections was 0.

In April, the number of notifications of Mumps was 20.

In April, the number of notifications of Paratyphoid Fever was 1.

In April, the number of notifications of Rabies was 0.

In April, the number of notifications of Relapsing Fever was 0.

In April, the number of notifications of Rubella was 8.

In April, the number of notifications of Scarlet Fever was 19.

In April, the number of notifications of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome was 0.

In April, the number of notifications of Streptococcus suis Infection was 0.

In April, the number of notifications of Tetanus was 0.

In April, the number of notifications of Tuberculosis was 451.

In April, the number of notifications of Typhoid Fever was 2.

In April, the number of notifications of Typhus was 2.

In April, the number of notifications of Scrub Typhus was 1.

In April, the number of notifications of Urban Typhus was 1.

In April, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis was 11.

In April, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis A was 4.

In April, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis B was 5.

In April, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis C was 0.

In April, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis E was 1.

In April, the number of notifications of unclassified Viral Hepatitis was 1.

In April, the number of notifications of Whooping Cough was 1.

In April, the total number of notifications of notifiable infectious diseases was 1420.

In May, the number of notifications of Cholera was 0.

In May, the number of notifications of Plague was 0.

In May, the number of notifications of Yellow Fever was 0.

In May, the number of notifications of Acute Poliomyelitis was 0.

In May, the number of notifications of Amoebic Dysentery was 0.

In May, the number of notifications of Bacillary Dysentery was 7.

In May, the number of notifications of Chickenpox was 901.

In May, the number of notifications of Dengue Fever was 2.

In May, the number of notifications of Diphtheria was 0.

In May, the number of notifications of Food Poisoning was 86.

In May, the number of persons affected of Food Poisoning was 278.

**In May, the number of notifications of Influenza A(H5), Influenza A(H7) or Influenza A(H9) was 0.**

In May, the number of notifications of Japanese Encephalitis was 0.

In May, the number of notifications of Legionnaires' Disease was 5.

In May, the number of notifications of Leprosy was 1.

In May, the number of notifications of Malaria was 2.

In May, the number of notifications of Measles was 26.

In May, the number of notifications of Meningococcal Infections was 0.

In May, the number of notifications of Mumps was 8.

In May, the number of notifications of Paratyphoid Fever was 4.

In May, the number of notifications of Rabies was 0.

In May, the number of notifications of Relapsing Fever was 0.

In May, the number of notifications of Rubella was 3.

In May, the number of notifications of Scarlet Fever was 20.

In May, the number of notifications of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome was 0.

In May, the number of notifications of Streptococcus suis Infection was 0.

In May, the number of notifications of Tetanus was 0.

In May, the number of notifications of Tuberculosis was 545.

In May, the number of notifications of Typhoid Fever was 4.

In May, the number of notifications of Typhus was 0.

In May, the number of notifications of Scrub Typhus was 0.

In May, the number of notifications of Urban Typhus was 0.

In May, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis was 23.

In May, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis A was 8.

In May, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis B was 10.

In May, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis C was 0.

In May, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis E was 2.

In May, the number of notifications of unclassified Viral Hepatitis was 3.

In May, the number of notifications of Whooping Cough was 0.

In May, the total number of notifications of notifiable infectious diseases was 1637.

In June, the number of notifications of Cholera was 0.

In June, the number of notifications of Plague was 0.

In June, the number of notifications of Yellow Fever was 0.

In June, the number of notifications of Acute Poliomyelitis was 0.

In June, the number of notifications of Amoebic Dysentery was 1.

In June, the number of notifications of Bacillary Dysentery was 11.

In June, the number of notifications of Chickenpox was 1242.

In June, the number of notifications of Dengue Fever was 3.

In June, the number of notifications of Diphtheria was 0.

In June, the number of notifications of Food Poisoning was 86.

In June, the number of persons affected of Food Poisoning was 258.

**In June, the number of notifications of Influenza A(H5), Influenza A(H7) or Influenza A(H9) was 0.**

In June, the number of notifications of Japanese Encephalitis was 0.

In June, the number of notifications of Legionnaires' Disease was 1.

In June, the number of notifications of Leprosy was 2.

In June, the number of notifications of Malaria was 9.

In June, the number of notifications of Measles was 12.

In June, the number of notifications of Meningococcal Infections was 1.

In June, the number of notifications of Mumps was 21.

In June, the number of notifications of Paratyphoid Fever was 7.

In June, the number of notifications of Rabies was 0.

In June, the number of notifications of Relapsing Fever was 0.

In June, the number of notifications of Rubella was 5.

In June, the number of notifications of Scarlet Fever was 21.

In June, the number of notifications of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome was 0.

In June, the number of notifications of Streptococcus suis Infection was 0.

In June, the number of notifications of Tetanus was 0.

In June, the number of notifications of Tuberculosis was 579.

In June, the number of notifications of Typhoid Fever was 6.

In June, the number of notifications of Typhus was 4.

In June, the number of notifications of Scrub Typhus was 4.

In June, the number of notifications of Urban Typhus was 0.

In June, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis was 13.

In June, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis A was 1.

In June, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis B was 2.

In June, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis C was 0.

In June, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis E was 0.

In June, the number of notifications of unclassified Viral Hepatitis was 10.

In June, the number of notifications of Whooping Cough was 2.

In June, the total number of notifications of notifiable infectious diseases was 2026.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Cholera was 0.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Plague was 0.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Yellow Fever was 0.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Acute Poliomyelitis was 0.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Amoebic Dysentery was 4.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Bacillary Dysentery was 43.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Chickenpox was 6153.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Dengue Fever was 14.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Diphtheria was 0.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Food Poisoning was 633.

For months January-June, the number of persons affected of Food Poisoning was 2312.

**For months January-June, the number of notifications of Influenza A(H5), Influenza A(H7) or Influenza A(H9) was 0**.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Japanese Encephalitis was 0.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Legionnaires' Disease was 9.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Leprosy was 4.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Malaria was 18.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Measles was 67.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Meningococcal Infections was 2.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Mumps was 77.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Paratyphoid Fever was 18.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Rabies was 0.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Relapsing Fever was 0.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Rubella was 23.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Scarlet Fever was 140.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome was 0.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Streptococcus suis Infection was 1.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Tetanus was 0.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Tuberculosis was 3038.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Typhoid Fever was 27.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Typhus was 8.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Scrub Typhus was 6.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Urban Typhus was 2.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis was 113.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis A was 31.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis B was 47.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis C was 0.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Viral Hepatitis E was 19.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of unclassified Viral Hepatitis was 16.

For months January-June, the number of notifications of Whooping Cough was 16.

For months January-June, the total number of notifications of notifiable infectious diseases was 10408.

Notes:

1. For individual month and months January-December, the total number of notifications of

notifiable infection diseases have excluded persons affected in food poisoning cases.

2. Information updated on 10 July 2006.

3. Last Modified : 27 July 2006.

Source: http://www.info.gov.hk/dh/diseases/