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Heymann , MD. The first edition was a page booklet with 38 diseases Public Health Reports , adopted from a pamphlet written by Dr. The second edition in included 42 diseases, but only two arthropod usually mosquito - borne diseases, yellow and dengue fever and one protozoan disease, malaria. The causative organism of smallpox, dengue and chickenpox was listed as 'unknown. Eight diseases were listed as "reportable" : diphtheria, epidemic influenza, measles, meningococcal meningitis, polio, scarlet fever, smallpox, and typhoid fever. The fourth edition in included 13 new infections. The fifth edition erroneously listed pemphigus as being infectious.