Communicable disease threats report, 16-22 December 2018, week 51
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period from 16-22 December 2018 and includes updates on Ebola virus disease and influenza.
Ebola virus disease
Ebola and Marburg haemorrhagic fevers are rare diseases but have the potential to cause high death rates.Read more
Seasonal influenza is a preventable infectious disease with mostly respiratory symptoms. It is caused by influenza virus and is easily transmitted, predominantly via the droplet and contact routes and by indirect spread from respiratory secretions on hands etc.Read more