Volume 18, Number 7—July 2012
Validity of International Health Regulations in Reporting Emerging Infectious Diseases
|Type of pathogen|
|Type of event|
|New pathogen||19 (41.3)|
|Increased incidence||18 (39.1)|
|Antimicrobial drug resistance||8 (17.4)|
|New clinical manifestation||1 (2.2)|
*EID, emerging infectious disease; WHO, World Health Organization; AMRO, Americas; EURO, Europe; EMRO, Eastern Mediterranean; SEARO, Southeast Asia; WPRO, Western Pacific; AFRO, Africa.
†Helminth, prion, or fungus.
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