Communicable disease threats to public health in the European Union - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: This report is based on data from 2017 retrieved from ECDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Information System (EPIS), Early Warning Response System (EWRS) and Threat Tracking Tool (TTT) on 12 January 2018
Cite:

 European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Communicable disease threats to public health in the European Union. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2017. Stockholm: ECDC; 2018. 

This report covers the events, threats and actions taken in 2017 related to the findings of routine activities carried out by the ECDC epidemic intelligence team. The objective of epidemic intelligence at ECDC is to rapidly detect and assess public health events of any origin to ensure EU health security as defined in ECDC’s mandate.