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Volume 9, Number 12—December 2003

Perspective

Emerging Infectious Diseases in Mongolia

John R. Ebright*Comments to Author , Togoo Altantsetseg†, and Ravdan Oyungerel‡
Author affiliations: *Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA; †National Medical University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia; ‡National Research Center for Infectious Diseases, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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Annual cumulative number of reportable infectious diseases by year, Mongoliaa

Disease Y
1990 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Tuberculosis
1,664
2,543
3,104
2,723
2,806
3,221
Viral hepatitis
14,278
7,877
8,198
9,394
8,042
5,249
Brucellosis

850
1,158
1,122
1,308
1,482
Syphilis
705
718
810
1,291
1,329
1,093
Gonorrhea
2,234
3,308
3,274
2,934
3,486
2,207
Salmonella
866
360
323
256
239
243
Shigella
1,930
1,589
2,294
2,146
1,261
1,383
Measles
296
558
123
4
8
10
Mumps
240
255
436
736
1,287
426
Meningococcal meningitis
776
2,781
881
533
303
242
Chickenpox 810 401 386 253 375 297

a(ref. 9, modified)

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