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    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
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Highest and Lowest VPD Morbidity in Texas

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Statistics

 

Highest and Lowest VPD Morbidity in Texas by Year

Disease

Highest Morbidity

Lowest Morbidity

Congenital rubella syndrome

12 cases in 1974

0 cases since 1999

Diphtheria

5,756 cases in 1933

0 cases since 1982

Haemophilus influenzae type b

843 cases in 1988

2 cases in 2004 and 2011

Hepatitis A

4,892 cases in 1973

138 cases in 2011

Hepatitis B

1,960 cases in 1998

204 cases in 2011

Measles

88,000 cases in 1958

0 in 2006, 2008, and 2010

Mumps

32,939 cases in 1950

14 cases in 2001

Paralytic poliomyelitis (wild)

2,778 cases in 1950

0 cases since 1977

Pertussis

21,558 cases in 1947

36 cases in 1976

Rubella

8,408 cases in 1970

0 cases since 2005

Tetanus

55 cases in 1954

0 cases in 2005, 2007, and 2010

Varicella (Chickenpox)

26,688 cases in 1997

1,778 cases in 1972*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 * reporting of varicella (chickenpox) began in 1972

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Last updated October 22, 2012