Below are charts showing patients notified to NSW Health with a particular communicable disease. The first graph shows the number of notifications by year from 1991 to 2015. The second graph shows the age and gender of patients notified in the last year. What is the disease?

Notifications of                            in NSW residents by year, 1991 to 2015

The graph shows a disease where there has been a sharp decline in notifications from more than 200 per year in 1991 to less than 10 per year in 2015 in NSW.The graph shows a disease where there has been a sharp decline in notifications from more than 200 per year in 1991 to less than 10 per year in 2015 in NSW. 

The graph shows that 3 patients aged under 5 years and 4 patients aged over 40 years were notified with the disease from June 2015 to May 2016 in NSW. ​​​​

Answer

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