ECDC experts deployed to Romania to support national investigations
According to the Ministry of Health of Romania, 12 children, aged between 5-16 months in Arges county attended the District Paediatric Hospital in Bucharest for vomiting and diarrhoea, with or without dehydration, and suspected Haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) between January 29 and 9 February. Three of the cases have died, three are under dialysis in ICU , five are admitted in a nephrology ward and one has been discharged. No causative agent has been identified yet.
ECDC expert visit to Romania to discuss aspects related to healthcare-associated infections
A team of multidisciplinary experts, including ECDC staff and an expert from Norway, visited Romania between 4 and 7 July to discuss aspects related to the detection, surveillance, prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), together with staff at the Ministry of Health, the National Institute for Public Health and other Romanian stakeholders. This was an exploratory visit following a request for support made by the Romanian Minister of Health to tackle the challenges that the country was currently facing in this area.
Epidemiological update: ongoing measles outbreak in Romania, 9 March 2017
An ongoing measles outbreak in Romania since February 2016 continuously see increase in number of cases reported despite having implemented, and continuously undertaking, response measures at national level through reinforced vaccination activities.
ECDC helps Romania meet its challenges in controlling TBArchived
During a recent country visit to Romania, ECDC emphasised the key issues for TB control. Following the invitation of the Romania Ministry of Health, ECDC disease experts, led by ECDC Director Marc Sprenger, visited the Marius Nasta Institute, which historically has been in the front line for TB control in the country.
Conclusions on visit to Romania, 26-27 April 2011Archived
ECDC was pleased that the Government of Romania extended an invite to meet health care workers who are working with the Roma population. ECDC Director, Marc Sprenger, as head of the delegation shares three lesson.
West Nile fever maps, 30 August 2012: 24 new cases in the EU and 83 in neighbouring countriesArchived
Twenty four new human cases of West Nile fever have been reported for the EU and 83 for its neighbourhood over the past week.
West Nile fever maps, 6 September 2012: 21 new cases in the EU and 87 in neighbouring countriesArchived
Twenty one new human cases of West Nile fever have been reported for the EU and 83 for its neighbourhood over the past week.
West Nile fever maps, 13 September 2012: 21 new cases in the EU and 61 in neighbouring countriesArchived
Twenty one new human cases of West Nile fever have been reported for the EU and 61 for its neighbourhood over the past week.
West Nile fever maps, 20 September 2012: 27 new cases in the EU and 58 in neighbouring countriesArchived
Twenty seven new human cases of West Nile fever have been reported for the EU and 58 for its neighbourhood over the past week.
WHO and ECDC recommend immediate resumption of BCG vaccination programme in RomaniaArchived
A joint mission of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) to Romania has recommended immediate resumption of BCG (Bacille Calmette–Guérin) vaccination against tuberculosis in infants in the country.