Communicable disease threats report 3-9 February 2013, week 6
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.
From 3 February to 9 February 2013, ECDC monitored several on-going public health threats within and outside the European Union.
Concerning the dengue outbreak in Madeira, three new imported cases have reported among returning travellers by Finland during the past two weeks. The latest case was reported on 1 February 2013.
For week 5/2013, most of the reporting countries across Europe indicated concomitantly high/medium-intensity influenza transmission and wide geographic spread. Last week, ECDC published its annual risk assessment (.pdf) for seasonal influenza 2012-2013 based on data up to week 03/2013.
During the week leading up to 8 February 2013, there was one polio case reported to WHO from Pakistan.
Influenza virus characterisation, December 2019
16 Jan 2020 - This is the third report for the 2019–20 influenza season. As of week 1/2020, 42 844 influenza detections had been reported across the WHO European Region; 85% type A viruses, with A(H3N2) prevailing over A(H1N1)pdm09, and 15% type B viruses, with 531 (92%) of 576 ascribed to a B/Victoria lineage.
Monthly measles and rubella monitoring report, January 2020
10 Jan 2020 - The monitoring report is based on measles and rubella data from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) for the period 1 December 2018 to 30 November 2019.
Surveillance report: Avian influenza overview August – November 2019
20 Dec 2019 - This scientific report provides an overview of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus outbreaks detected in poultry, captive and wild birds and noteworthy outbreaks of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) virus in poultry and captive birds, as well as human cases due to avian influenza (AI) virus, reported in and outside Europe between 16 August and 15 November 2019.