Communicable disease threats report, 18-24 May 2014, week 21
The ECDC communicable disease threats report is a weekly bulletin intended for epidemiologists and health professionals in the area of communicable disease prevention and control. Summarising information gathered by ECDC through its epidemic intelligence activities regarding communicable disease threats of concern to the European Union, it also provides updates on the global situation and changes in the epidemiology of communicable diseases
with potential to affect Europe, including diseases that are the focus of eradication efforts.
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report is a weekly bulletin intended for epidemiologists and health professionals in the area of communicable disease prevention and control. This issue covers the period 18 to 24 May 2014 and includes updates on:
Over the past week, 37 new MERS-CoV cases have been reported. Thirty cases were reported by Saudi Arabia. Seven cases, which occurred in 2012 in Jordan, have been included to the case count. The USA has reported a third case, via secondary transmission, however it does not meet the current case definition for a confirmed case, but meets the case definition of a probable case.ECDC published its ninth updated rapid risk assessment on 24 April 2014.
Ebola Virus Disease – West Africa
Since the last update of 12 May 2014, there have been six new confirmed cases and five new deaths of Ebola Virus Disease. Media report a suspected family cluster in Télimélé, Guinea, which has not yet been confirmed by official sources.ECDC has published an updated rapid risk assessment and provided guidance to Member States for travellers from and to the affected countries.
Communicable disease threats report, 7-13 February 2021, week 6
12 Feb 2021 - This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 7-13 February 2021 and includes updates on COVID-19, seasonal and avian influenza, measles and Ebola virus disease.
Communicable disease threats report, 21-27 June 2020, week 26
26 Jun 2020 - This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 21-27 June 2020 and includes updates on Ebola virus disease, West Nile virus, monitoring environmental suitability of Vibrio growth in the Baltic Sea, COVID-19 associated with SARS-CoV-2 and cholera.
Communicable disease threats report, 29 September-5 October 2019, week 40
7 Oct 2019 - This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 29 September-5 October 2019 and includes updates on Ebola virus disease, extensively drug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae, mass gathering monitoring (Japan, Rugby World Cup 2019), Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, Plasmodium cynomolgi infection, poliomyelitis, West Nile virus, and yellow fever.