Anthrax - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2021

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2021 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 9 October 2022.

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Anthrax. In: ECDC. Annual Epidemiological Report for 2021. Stockholm: ECDC; 2023. 

Anthrax continues to be uncommon in humans in the EU/EEA, with only a few cases reported every year. For 2021, four confirmed anthrax cases were reported by Bulgaria (one case) and Spain (three cases). Three probable cases were reported by France (one case) and Spain (two cases). Among 30 reporting EU/EEA countries, 27 notified zero cases.