Communicable disease threats report, 1-7 December 2019, week 49
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers covers the period 1-7 December 2019 and includes updates on Ebola virus disease, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, influenza, monkeypox, diphtheria and West Nile virus.
Influenza virus characterisation - Summary Europe, February 2021
11 Mar 2021 - This is the fourth report for the 2020-2021 influenza season. As of week 8/2021, only 712 influenza detections across the WHO European Region had been reported to TESSy; 51% type A viruses, with A(H3N2) and A(H1N1)pdm09 being equally represented, and 49% type B viruses, with only 10 having been ascribed to a lineage, eight B/Victoria and two B/Yamagata.
Avian influenza overview December 2020 – February 2021
26 Feb 2021 - Between 8 December 2020 and 23 February 2021, 1,022 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus detections were reported in 25 EU/EEA countries and the UK in poultry (n=592), wild (n=421) and captive birds (n=9).