Invasive Meningococcal Disease, 2011-2020, and Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic, England

Sathyavani Subbarao, Helen Campbell, Sonia Ribeiro, Stephen A. Clark, Jay Lucidarme, Mary Ramsay, Ray Borrow, Shamez Ladhani

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Abstract

Invasive meningococcal disease incidence in England declined from 1.93/100,000 persons (1,016 cases) in 2010-11 to 0.95/100,000 (530 cases) in 2018-19 and 0.74/100,000 in 2019-20 (419 cases). During national lockdown for the coronavirus disease pandemic (April-August 2020), incidence was 75% lower than during April-August 2019.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2495-2497
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume27
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2021

Keywords

  • 2019 novel coronavirus disease
  • bacteria
  • bacterial co-infections
  • case fatality rate
  • coronavirus
  • coronavirus disease
  • COVID-19
  • England
  • meningococcal disease
  • meningococcal vaccines
  • Neisseria meningitidis
  • SARS-CoV2
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
  • United Kingdom
  • viruses
  • zoonoses

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