Anthrax - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017

Surveillance report
18 Aug 2022
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2017 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 11 September 2018.

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Anthrax. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2017. Stockholm: ECDC; 2022.

Anthrax continues to be a rare disease in humans in Europe, with only a few cases reported every year. For 2017, two European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) countries reported six confirmed anthrax cases (Romania reported five cases and Bulgaria one). The remaining 28 reporting countries did not notify any confirmed cases.