Viral hemorrhagic fever (e.g., Ebola virus disease and Lassa fever)
Powassan virus disease and Jamestown Canyon virus disease
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)
Chikungunya virus disease
Zika virus disease
Removed the requirement to submit clinical materials for HIV and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Expanded reporting of Lyme disease to include other Borrelia species.
Added the requirement that laboratories report hepatitis C virus (HCV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) viral-detection laboratory test results to the Minnesota Department of Health.
Added the requirement to submit clinical materials for mumps disease.
Added the requirement to report Streptococcus pneumoniae when a laboratory confirms it through a urine-antigen test.
Replaced the term “physician” with the word “health care practitioner.”
For more detail on all the changes to the law, see the attached fact sheet. The Infectious Disease Reporting website is also be revised to reflect the changes on January 9, after the changes take effect.