Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER)

WER 2009 Index

  • 18 December 2009, vol. 84, 50 (pp 533–540)
    Rotavirus vaccines: an update
    Index of countries/areas
    Index, Volume 84, 2009, Nos. 1–52
  • 11 December 2009, vol. 84, 50 (pp 517–532)
    Meeting of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization, October 2009 – conclusions and recommendations
  • 4 December 2009, vol. 84, 49 (pp 505–516)
    Pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus vaccine – conclusions and recommendations from the October 2009 meeting of the immunization Strategic Advisory Group of Experts
    Global reductions in measles mortality 2000–2008 and the risk of measles resurgence
  • 27 November 2009, vol. 84, 48 (pp 493–504)
    WHO external quality assessment project for detecting influenza virus subtype A by polymerase chain reaction – summary analysis, 2009
    Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2009
  • 20 November 2009, vol. 84, 47 (pp 485–492)
    Epidemiological summary of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus – Ontario, Canada, June 2009
  • 13 November 2009, vol. 84, 46 (pp 477–484)
    Health conditions for travellers to Saudi Arabia for the pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj)
    Transmission dynamics and impact of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus
  • 6 November 2009, vol. 84, 45 (pp 469–476)
    Outbreak news
    – Dengue fever, Cape Verde
    Validation of neonatal tetanus elimination in the Congo by a lot quality-assurance cluster sample survey
  • 30 October 2009, vol. 84, 44 (pp 453–468)
    Oseltamivir-resistant pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus, October 2009
    Meeting of the International Task Force for Disease Eradication, June 2009
    Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January–August 2009
    WHO web sites on infectious disease
  • 23 October 2009, vol. 84, 43 (pp 445–452)
    Progress towards eradicating poliomyelitis in Nigeria, January 2008–July 2009
    Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Pneumonia in children aged under 5 years
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
  • 16 October 2009, vol. 84, 42 (pp 437–444)
    Global programme to eliminate lymphatic filariasis
  • 9 October 2009, vol. 84, 41 (pp 420–436)
    Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2010 influenza season (southern hemisphere winter)
    Antigenic and genetic characteristics of influenza A(H5N1) viruses and candidate vaccine viruses developed for potential use in human vaccines
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
  • 2 October 2009, vol. 84, 40 (pp 405–420)
    Hepatitis B vaccines
    Global Polio Laboratory Network: Fifteenth Annual Informal Consultation
    Corrigendum
  • 25 September 2009, vol. 84, 39 (pp 397–404)
    Progress towards measles control in WHO’s African Region, 2001–2008
  • 18 September 2009, vol. 84, 38 (pp 385–396)
    Onchocerciasis (river blindness)
    Vaccine-derived polioviruses detected worldwide, January 2008–June 2009
  • 11 September 2009, vol. 84, 37 (pp 373–384)
    Completion of national laboratory inventories for wild poliovirus containment – WHO Western Pacific Region, December 2008
    Onchocerciasis: elimination is feasible
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
  • 4 September 2009, vol. 84, 36 (pp 361–372)
    Global influenza surveillance network: laboratory surveillance and response to pandemic H1N1 2009
    Global detection of wild and vaccine-derived polioviruses, January 2008–June 2009
    Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January–July 2009
  • 28 August 2009, vol. 84, 35 (pp 349–360)
    Measles vaccines: WHO position paper
  • 21 August 2009, vol. 84, 34 (pp 341–348)
    Mathematical modelling of the pandemic H1N1 2009
  • 14 August 2009, vol. 84, 33 (pp 333–340)
    Global leprosy situation, 2009
  • 7 August 2009, vol. 84, 32 (pp 325–332)
    Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety, report of meeting held 17–18 June 2009
  • 31 July 2009, vol. 84, 31 (pp 309–324)
    Cholera: global surveillance summary, 2008
    WHO cholera information sources on the web
  • 24 July 2009, vol. 84, 30 (pp 301–308)
    Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization – report of the extraordinary meeting on the influenza A (H1N1) 2009 pandemic, 7 July 2009
    Human infection with pandemic A (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus: clinical observations in hospitalized patients, Americas, July 2009 – update
  • 17 July 2009, vol. 84, 29 (pp 289–300)
    Advisory Committee on Poliomyelitis Eradication: recommendations on the use of bivalent oral poliovirus vaccine types 1 and 3
    Status of neonatal tetanus elimination in the United Republic of Tanzania – results from a lot quality-assurance cluster survey
    Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 briefing note 1 – Viruses resistant to oseltamivir (Tamiflu) identified
  • 10 July 2009, vol. 84, 28 (pp 281–288)
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication in India, January 2007–May 2009
    New influenza A (H1N1) virus – update
  • 3 July 2009, vol. 84, 27 (pp 261–280)
    Human infection with new influenza A (H1N1) virus: WHO Consultation on suspension of classes and restriction of mass gatherings to mitigate the impact of epidemics caused by influenza A (H1N1), May 2009
    Progress towards the 2012 measles elimination goal in WHO’s Western Pacific Region, 1990–2008
    Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January– May 2009
  • 26 June 2009, vol. 84, 26 (pp 261–268)
    New influenza A (H1N1) virus: WHO guidance on public health measures, 11 June 2009
    Drug resistance in leprosy: reports from selected endemic countries
    Index of countries/areas
    Subject Index, Volume 84, 2009, Nos. 1–26
  • 19 June 2009, vol. 84, 25 (pp 249–260)
    New influenza A (H1N1) virus: global epidemiological situation, June 2009
    Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2008
  • 12 June 2009, vol. 84, 24 (pp 227–248)
    Human infection with new influenza A (H1N1) virus: clinical observations from a school-associated outbreak in Kobe, Japan, May 2009
    Strategic Advisory Group of Experts: recommendations on the use of licensed human H5N1 influenza vaccines in the interpandemic period
  • 5 June 2009, vol. 84, 23 (pp 213–236)
    Human infection with new influenza A (H1N1) virus: Mexico, update, March–May 2009
    Meeting of the immunization Strategic Advisory Group of Experts, April 2009 – conclusions and recommendations
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
  • 29 May 2009, vol. 84, 22 (pp 197–212)
    Considerations for assessing the severity of an influenza pandemic
    Estimating the global burden of foodborne diseases: a collaborative effort
    Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January–April 2009
  • 22 May 2009, vol. 84, 21 (pp 185–196)
    Human infection with new infl uenza A (H1N1) virus: clinical observations from Mexico and other affected countries, May 2009
    Leprosy in Yemen: trends in case detection, 1982–2008
  • 15 May 2009, vol. 84, 20 (pp 173–184)
    New influenza A(H1N1) virus infections: global surveillance summary, May 2009
    The Paediatric Bacterial Meningitis Surveillance Network in WHO’s African Region, 2001–2008
  • 8 May 2009, vol. 84, 19 (pp 161–172)
    Outbreak news
    – Yellow fever, Republic of the Congo
    Dracunculiasis eradication – global surveillance summary, 2008
    New influenza A(H1N1) virus – update
  • 1 May 2009, vol. 84, 18 (pp 149–160)
    Outbreak news
    – Swine influenza
    Swine influenza: frequently asked questions
    Psychological health
  • 24 April 2009, vol. 84, 17 (pp 141–148)
    Validation of elimination of neonatal tetanus in Turkey by lot quality-assurance cluster sampling
    Integrated control of neglected zoonotic diseases in Africa
  • 17 April 2009, vol. 84, 16 (pp 133–140)
    Resurgence of wild poliovirus types 1 and 3 in 15 African countries, January 2008–March 2009
  • 10 April 2009, vol. 84, 15 (pp 117–132)
    Outbreak news – Meningococcal disease, African meningitis belt
    Human papillomavirus vaccines WHO position paper
    WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization: request for nominations
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
  • 3 April 2009, vol. 84, 14 (pp 109–116)
    Outbreak news
    – Cholera, Zimbabwe – update
    Progress towards interrupting wild poliovirus transmission worldwide, 2008
  • 27 March 2009, vol. 84, 13 (pp 97–108)
    Yellow fever in Africa and South America, 2007
    Performance of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and incidence of poliomyelitis, 2008
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
  • 13 March 2009, vol. 84, 11/12 (pp 85–96)
    Dengue in Africa: emergence of DENV-3, Côte d’Ivoire, 2008
    Meeting of the International Task Force for Disease Eradication – 29 October 2008
    Antimalarial drug resistance, Thai–Cambodian border
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
  • 6 March 2009, vol. 84, 10 (pp 77–84)
    Progress towards poliomyelitis eradication in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2008
    Poliomyelitis in Sudan: heightened risk of international spread
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
  • 27 February 2009, vol. 84, 9 (pp 65–76)
    Recommended composition of influenza virus vaccines for use in the 2009–2010 influenza season (northern hemisphere winter)
    Antigenic and genetic characteristics of H5N1 viruses and candidate vaccine viruses developed for potential use in human vaccines, February 2009
  • 20 February 2009, vol. 84, 8 (pp 57–64)
    Progress towards measles elimination in WHO’s European Region, 2005–2008
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
  • 13 February 2009, vol. 84, 7 (pp 49–56)
    Outbreak news
    – Ebola Reston in pigs and humans, Philippines
    Cholera outbreak, Zimbabwe
    Case definitions for the 4 diseases requiring notification to WHO in all circumstances under the IHR (2005)
    56 Corrigendum
    56 WHO web sites on infectious diseases
  • 6 February 2009, vol. 84, 6 (pp 41–48)
    Leptospirosis scientific meeting, Manila, November 2008
    Buruli ulcer: first programme review meeting for west Africa – summary report
    WHO web sites on infectious diseases
  • 30 January 2009, vol. 84, 5 (pp 37–40)
    Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety, 17–18 December 2008
  • 23 January 2009, vol. 84, 4 (pp 29–36)
    Outbreak news
    – Yellow fever, Guinea
    Meeting of the Diarrhoeal and Enteric Vaccines Advisory Committee, October 2008 – executive summary
  • 16 January 2009, vol. 84, 3 (pp 17–28)
    17 Conclusions and recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Poliomyelitis Eradication, November 2008
  • 9 January 2009, vol. 84, 1/2 (pp 1–16)
    Meeting of the immunization Strategic Advisory Group of Experts, November 2008 – conclusions and recommendations


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