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Figure 9.2.1: Respiratory infections by year

Number of respiratory infections reported by year, Middlesex-London, 2005 to 2018

Figure 9.2.1: Respiratory infections by year
Public Health Ontario Infectious Diseases 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 1 [cited 2019 May 7].

Between 2005 and 2018, influenza was by far the most common respiratory infection, with more than 4,000 cases reported among Middlesex-London residents across the 14-year time period.

By comparison, the number of legionellosis and active tuberculosis cases was much lower, with fewer than 20 cases reported each year for each disease.