Annual Summary of Communicable Diseases Reported to the Minnesota Department of Health, 2002

July/August 2003

Volume 31, Number 5

MDH collects disease surveillance information on certain communicable diseases to determine disease impact, assess trends in disease occurrence, characterize affected populations, prioritize disease control efforts, and evaluate disease prevention strategies.

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Introduction, 2002

List of Reportable Diseases, 2002

Number of Cases of Reportable Diseases, 2002

Reports by Disease


Mark the Date: 9th Annual Emerging Infections in Clinical Practice and Emerging Health Threats Conference

November 21, 2003


  • SARS Update - Frank A. Plummer, M.D., National Microbiology Laboratory, Canadian Centre for Human and Animal Health;
  • Monkeypox;
  • Food-borne Disease;
  • AIDS in the Global Village;
  • Immigrant Health Issues,
  • and more.....

Dianne Mandernach, Commissioner of Health

Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control

Harry F. Hull, M.D. Division Director & State Epidemiologist
Richard N. Danila, Ph.D., M.P.H. ADIC Section Manager
Kirk Smith, D.V.M., Ph.D. Editor
Wendy Mills, M.P.H. Assistant Editor
Valerie Solovjovs Production Editor

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Updated Monday, June 23, 2014 at 10:08AM