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Editorial

Announcement of a change in CDI’s editorship

CDI Editorial Team || https://doi.org/10.33321/cdi.2021.45.13 || Published online: 26/2/2021
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Letter to the Editor

Influenza vaccination uptake in Australia in 2020: impact of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Frank Beard, Alexandra Hendry, Kristine Macartney || https://doi.org/10.33321/cdi.2021.45.10 || Published online: 26/2/2021
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Original articles

Influenza outbreaks in aged care facilities in New South Wales in 2017: impact and lessons for surveillance

Tony Merritt, Craig Dalton, Sheena Kakar, Mark Ferson, Priscilla Stanley, Robin Gilmour || https://doi.org/10.33321/cdi.2021.45.22 || Published online: 30/4/2021
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Seasonality in testing and positive respiratory bacterial infections in the Australian Capital Territory, 1997–2007

Xinyi Liu, Aparna Lal, Alice Richardson || https://doi.org/10.33321/cdi.2021.45.16 || Published online: 31/3/2021
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Is gentamicin a viable therapeutic option for treating resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae in New South Wales?

Benjamin H Armstrong, Athena Limnios, David A Lewis, Tiffany Hogan, Ratan Kundu, Sanghamitra Ray, Masoud Shoushtari, Jasmin El Nasser, Tim Driscoll, Monica M Lahra || https://doi.org/10.33321/cdi.2021.45.12 || Published online: 26/2/2021
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Pandemics in New South Wales prisons: the more things change...

Stephen Hampton, Kathryn M Weston, Louella R McCarthy, Tobias Mackinnon || https://doi.org/10.33321/cdi.2021.45.7 || Published online: 29/1/2021
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Short reports

Decreased incidence of enterovirus and norovirus infections during the COVID-19 pandemic, Victoria, Australia, 2020

Leesa D Bruggink, Arnau Garcia-Clapes, Thomas Tran, Julian D Druce, Bruce R Thorley || https://doi.org/10.33321/cdi.2021.45.5 || Published online: 29/1/2021
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Annual reports

Australian Gonococcal Surveillance Programme Annual Report, 2020

Monica M Lahra, Tiffany R Hogan, Masoud Shoushtari, Benjamin H Armstrong, for the National Neisseria Network, Australia || https://doi.org/10.33321/cdi.2021.45.24 || Published online: 30/4/2021
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Surveillance of adverse events following immunisation in Australia annual report, 2019

Aditi Dey, Han Wang, Helen Quinn, Alexis Pillsbury, Catherine Glover, Megan Hickie, Nicholas Wood, Frank Beard, Kristine Macartney || https://doi.org/10.33321/cdi.2021.45.23 || Published online: 30/4/2021
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Immunisation Coverage Annual Report 2018

Brynley Hull, Alexandra Hendry, Aditi Dey, Peter McIntyre, Kristine Macartney, Frank Beard || https://doi.org/10.33321/cdi.2021.45.17 || Published online: 31/3/2021
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Immunisation Coverage Annual Report 2019

Brynley Hull, Alexandra Hendry, Aditi Dey, Kristine Macartney, Frank Beard || https://doi.org/10.33321/cdi.2021.45.18 || Published online: 31/3/2021
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Australian Rotavirus Surveillance Program: Annual Report, 2018

Susie Roczo-Farkas, Julie E Bines, and the Australian Rotavirus Surveillance Group || https://doi.org/10.33321/cdi.2021.45.6 || Published online: 29/1/2021
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Australian Rotavirus Surveillance Program: Annual Report, 2019

Sarah Thomas, Celeste M Donato, Susie Roczo-Farkas, Jenny Hua, Julie E Bines and the Australian Rotavirus Surveillance Group || https://doi.org/10.33321/cdi.2021.45.4 || Published online: 29/1/2021
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Surveillance summary

Notifiable diseases after implementation of COVID-19 public health prevention measures in Central Queensland, Australia

Odewumi Adegbija, Jacina Walker, Nicolas Smoll, Arifuzzaman Khan, Julieanne Graham, Gulam Khandaker || https://doi.org/10.33321/cdi.2021.45.11 || Published online: 26/2/2021
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Editorial team

The editorial team consists of the editor, deputy editor, and a designer. The editorial team is supported by an Editorial Advisory Board (EAB).

Editor:Jennie Hood and Tanja Farmer
Deputy Editor:
Simon Petrie
Design and Production: Kasra Yousefi

Editorial advisory board

The role of the CDI Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) is to:

  • provide expert advice to the CDI editorial team; advocate for CDI in the broader community;
  • serve as a critical sounding board for the editorial team on editorial ideas and themes;
  • provide ideas for features and news and thoughts on current trends; and provide constructive feedback on published issues.
David Durrheim
Mark Ferson
John Kaldor
Martyn Kirk
Linda Selvey

Correspondence

Correspondence should be sent to: cdi.editor@health.gov.au


ISSN

ISSN: 2209-6051 (Online)


Disclaimer

Opinions expressed in Communicable Diseases Intelligence are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the Australian Government Department of Health or the Communicable Diseases Network Australia. Data may be subject to revision.