Communicable disease threats report, 2-9 July 2016, week 27
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health prefessionals on active public health threts. This issue covers the period 2-9 July 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, polio, dengue, chikungunya, West Nile virus and yellow fever in Angola.
This issue covers the period 3 to 9 July 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus infection, Yellow fever and West Nile virus.
Zika Virus Infection
During the past week, the Netherlands confirmed an imported case of Zika virus infection on the island of Saba and the first autochthonous case of Zika virus on the island of St Eustatius. Both islands have a special status as municipalities of the Netherlands. Three cases of Zika virus infection have been detected in Guinea-Bissau. After Cape Verde Guinea-Bissau becomes the second country in West Africa affected by the virus since 2015. In the EU, since week 45 in 2015, 10 countries have reported 783 travel-associated Zika cases through the European Surveillance System.
Peru has been experiencing an outbreak of yellow fever since the beginning of the year, with 42 probable and 37 confirmed cases, including nine deaths (as of 6 July 2016). This outbreak is not related to the current African outbreaks ongoing in Angola with 3 552 suspected cases (as of 1 July 2016) and the Democratic Republic of Congo with 1 582 suspected cases (as of 1 July).
On 5 July ECDC published a mission report assessing the Yellow fever outbreak in Angola
West Nile Virus - seasonal monitoring in Europe
In the past week, Russia reported its first case of West Nile fever during the current transmission period in Rostov Oblast. As of 7 July 2016, no cases of West Nile fever in humans have been reported in the EU Member States and seven cases have been reported in neighbouring countries since the beginning of the 2016 transmission season.
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.