Echinococcosis

Echinococcosis is a zoonotic disease (transmitted from animals to humans) caused by the larval stage (hydatid cyst) of tapeworms. Eggs are excreted in the faeces of infected dogs and foxes and can be ingested by humans either by close contact with these animals or through contaminated food.

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Latest outputs

Publication

The European Union One Health 2019 Zoonoses Report

Surveillance report -

News

Campylobacter and Salmonella cases stable in the EU

News story -

Publication

Echinococcosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017

Surveillance report -

News

Zoonotic diseases: progress has stalled

Press release -

Publication

The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017

Surveillance report -

Peer-Reviewed Publication

Zoonotic infections in Europe: trends and figures - a summary of the EFSA-ECDC annual report.

Dec 2007

Peer-Reviewed Publication

The role of the ECDC in surveillance of zoonoses and food-borne outbreaks

Oct 2006

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Disease networks

European Food- and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses Network (FWD-Net)