Statistical data for communicable diseases in the Barents
and Baltic Sea regions, 2002 and new issue of EpiNorth online (vol. 4, no.
Annual statistical data from the national and regional
reporting systems for infectious diseases in the Barents and Baltic Sea Regions
for 2002 are now available at the EpiNorth website,
The most recent issue of EpiNorth (vol. 4, no. 2) is also available
at the website. It includes three articles previously published in Eurosurveillance:
||Patterns of Puumula virus infection in Finland
||Viral haemorrhagic fevers in Europe - effective control requires a
||Antimicrobial drug resistance in isolates of Salmonella enterica from
cases of Salmonellosis in humans in Europe in 2000
||WHO-UNICEF: Ten global criteria for effective vaccine store management.
The statistical data have been made available by the state epidemiologists
of all the Scandinavian and Baltic countries, and the chief epidemiologists
in the northwest Russian regions of Arkhangelsk, Murmansk, the city of St
Petersburg, the county of Leningrad, Karelia, Kaliningrad, and the Nenets