Toolkit for outbreak response and investigation
Tools that can be useful during an investigation of a European FWD outbreakSee the toolkit
Toolkit for preventing gastrointestinal diseases
This toolkit aims to support infection prevention in schoolsSee the toolkit
Cholera outbreaks worldwide
Last updated: 18 January 2019
Several countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas are reporting cholera outbreaks. Despite the number of cholera outbreaks reported worldwide, very few cases are reported each year among returning EU/EEA travellers.
The risk of infection is very low for EU/EEA travellers to and residents who follow correct preventive hygiene measures, states ECDC risk assessment of the cholera outbreak in Algeria. ECDC is monitoring and issuing monthly updates in its weekly threats report (CDTR).
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Threats and outbreaks
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