The data presented are derived from the Mandatory Notification System (MNS) of the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (HCDCP). Forty-five infectious diseases are included in the list of mandatory notifiable diseases in Greece. Notification forms and case definitions can be found on HCDCP’s website (www.keelpno.gr).
It should be noted that the data for December 2011 are provisional, and may be slightly modified/corrected in the future, and also that data interpretation should be made with caution, as there are indications of under-reporting to the system.
Department of Epidemiological Surveillance and Intervention