Communicable disease threats report, 27 January-2 February 2019, Week 5
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 27 January-2 February 2019 and includes updates on Ebola virus disease, influenza, influenza A(H9N2), mass gathering monitoring for World Youth Day in Panama, Salmonella Poona, Rift Valley fever and yellow fever.
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