Chikungunya virus disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018
This report is based on data for 2018 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 10 September 2019.
- For 2018, 14 countries reported 160 cases of chikungunya virus disease, of which 113 (71%) were confirmed.
- The EU/EEA notification rate was 0.03 cases per 100 000 population.
- Notification rates were highest in the age group 25–64 years and higher among females in most age groups.
- All cases were travel-related. The majority of the cases were probably infected in Asia (55.8%) and Africa (33.3%).