Morbidity and mortality weekly report, Vol. 9, no. 51, For release December 30, 1960
Published Date:December 30, 1960
Corporate Authors:United States, Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service ; United States, National Office of Vital Statistics ;
Communicable Diseases/Epidemiology/United States
Communicable Diseases/Statistics/United States
Diphtheria/Hale County (Tex.)
Disease Notification/United States
Series:Morbidity and mortality weekly report ; v. 9, no. 51
Description:Provisional information on selected notifiable diseases in the United States and on deaths in selected cities for week ended December 24, 1960 -- Number of deaths in selected cities -- Quarantine measures, immunization information for international travel
Epidemiological reports: Poliomyelitis -- Gastroenteritis -- Shigellosis
Table 1. Cases of specified notifiable diseases: continental United States -- Table 2. Cases of specified notifiable diseases: United States, each division and state, and Puerto Rico, for weeks ended December 26, 1959 and December 24, 1960 -- Table 3. Deaths in selected cities by geographic division -- Table 4. Deaths in selected cities
The responsibility for the collection and publication of statistics on notifiable diseases in States and on deaths in large cities will be transferred from the National Office of Vital Statistics (NOVS) to the Communicable Disease Center effective January 1, 1961. All other vital statistics reportsand recorde should continue to be sent to NOVS.
The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report will not be changed in format immediately nor will there be any changes in the mailing list. A letter has been sent to the individual States and cities regarding details of the transfer, transmission of reports, and an interim plan to provide the Communicable Disease Center with duplicate information during the 3 weeks preceding the transfer. Beginning with data for the week ending January 7, 1961, all weekly telegraphic and epidemiologic reports from the States and mortality reports from 123 cities—these reports only, and not others received by NOVS from these sources—should be sent to the: Communicable Disease Center Atlanta 22, Georgia.
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