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Measles, a highly contagious acute viral disease, can result in serious complications and death. During January 1-April 25, 2008, a total of 64 confirmed measles cases were preliminarily reported to CDC, the most reported by this date for any year since 2001.What is the summary of notifiable diseases for 2008?
The Highlights section presents noteworthy epidemiologic and prevention information for 2008 for selected diseases and additional information to aid in the interpretation of surveillance and disease-trend data. Part 1 contains tables showing incidence data for the nationally notifiable infectious diseases during 2008.*What was the third leading cause of death in 2008?
Chronic lower respiratory diseases is the third leading cause of death for 2008. The infant mortality rate decreased 2.1 percent to a historically low value of 6.61 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2008. ConclusionsWhat was the death rate in the United States in 2008?
International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision Results —In 2008, a total of 2,471,984 deaths were reported in the United States. The age-adjusted death rate was 758.3 deaths per 100,000 standard population, a decrease of 0.2 percent from the 2007 rate and a record low figure.