MLHU - Health Status Resource

Figure 9.4.1: Infections potentially prevented by immunization

Number, annual range, and annual average number of infections potentially prevented by immunization, Middlesex-London, 2005 to 2018; and reported rate per 100,000 population, Middlesex-London and Ontario, 2005 to 2018 annual average

Figure 9.4.1: Infections potentially prevented by immunization
Public Health Ontario Infectious Disease Query: Middlesex-London Health Unit: Case counts and crude rates of reportable diseases by year. Toronto ON: Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion; 2019 May 8 [cited 2019 May 13].
* Includes cases from 2005 to 2017. In May 2018 the provincial case definition was expanded to include all types of Haemophilus influenzae.

Among Middlesex-London residents, most vaccine preventable diseases were rare or were characterized by low incidence.

Between 2005 and 2018 there were no cases of diphtheria, polio, rubella, or congenital rubella syndrome reported among Middlesex-London residents.

Invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b, measles, and tetanus infections were rare, with only two cases reported for each in the 14-year time period. Cases of invasive meningococcal disease and mumps were reported, but the rate for each was low. During the same frame, the rate of serious varicella (chickenpox) infections requiring hospitalization was also low.