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Newfoundland Regulation 1998
Communicable Diseases Schedule Amendment Order,
(Filed February 23, 1998)
Under the authority of section 33 of the Communicable Diseases Act, I make the following Order.
1. Short title
1. This Order may be cited as the Communicable Diseases Schedule Amendment Order, 1998.
RSN1990 cC-26 Sch. R&S
2. The Schedule to the Communicable Diseases Act is repealed and the following substituted:
"Communicable disease" includes
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
Dysentery; amoebic, bacillary and unspecified and believed infectious
Encephalitis, including viral and arthropod-borne
Food-poisoning - due to chemical, toxin, virus, bacteria or other organism (specified or unspecified) including conditions where food-poisoning is suspected but not confirmed
Gonorrhoea in all its forms, including ophthalmia neonatorum
Haemophilus influenza type b invasive disease
Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and other infectious hepatitis
Human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV)
Influenza A and influenza B (laboratory confirmed)
Invasive disease due to antibiotic resistant organisms
Meningitis, viral and bacterial (specified and unspecified)
Meningococcal invasive disease
Pertussis (whooping cough)
Pneumococcal invasive disease
including congenital rubella syndrome (
Streptococcal Group A and Group B invasive disease
Syphilis in all its forms
Typhoid and para-typhoid fever
Water-borne disease - due to chemical, toxin, virus, bacteria or other orgranism (specified or unspecified) including conditions where water-borne disease is suspected but not confirmed
Yellow Fever, and
Other diseases that may be declared by the minister by order to be a communicable disease.
3. The Communicable Diseases Schedule Amendment Order, Consolidated Newfoundland Regulation 954/96, is repealed.
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