Western Pacific Surveillance and Response

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Issue 2, April – June 2017

Outbreak Investigation Report

An outbreak of foodborne norovirus gastroenteritis linked to a restaurant in Melbourne, Australia, 2014
Shaun Peter Coutts, Kaye Sturge, Karin Lalor, John Marshall, Leesa Bruggink, Nela Subasinghe, Marion Easton
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A Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak linked to Vietnamese bread rolls in South Western Sydney, Australia, 2015
Meena Chandra, Heidi Lord, Stephanie Fletcher-Lartey, Kate Alexander, Nilva Egana, Stephen Conaty
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Surveillance report

Annual vaccine-preventable disease report for New South Wales, Australia, 2014
Nathan Saul, Robin Gilmour, Paula Spokes
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Original research

The burden of congenital rubella syndrome in the Philippines: results from a retrospective assessment
Anna Lena Lopez, Peter Francis Raguindin, Jose Jonas Del Rosario, Ramon V. Najarro, Eleanor Du, Josephine Aldaba, Aida M. Salonga, Andrea Kristina Monzon – Pajarillo, Alvina Pauline Santiago, Alan C. Ou, Maria Joyce Ducusin
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Lesson from the Field

Meningococcal disease outbreak related to the World Scout Jamboree in Japan, 2015
Mizue Kanai, Hajime Kamiya, Alison Smith-Palmer, Hideyuki Takahashi, Yushi Hachisu, Munehisa Fukusumi, Takehito Saitoh, Makoto Ohnishi, Tomimasa Sunagawa, Tamano Matsui, Kazunori Oishi
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