Communicable disease threats report, 3-9 January 2016, week 1
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 3-9 January 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, Ebola virus disease, A(H7N9) influenza in China and the public health risks associated with the refugee movements in Europe.
This issue covers the period 3 to 9 January 2016 and includes updates on seasonal influenza and MERS-CoV.
The proportion of influenza virus-positive sentinel surveillance specimens continued to increase from 18% for week 52/2015 to 30% for week 53/2015. However, the majority of specimens were from two countries. Detections of A(H1N1)pdm09, A(H3N2) and type B influenza viruses among sentinel surveillance specimens were reported by 17 countries.
ECDC reports each week on influenza activity on Flu News Europe.
Middle-East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
Oman reported a new case of MERS-CoV on 4 January 2016 making it the seventh case reported in the country. The previous case was detected in May 2015.
As of 7 January 2016, 1 645 cases of MERS, including 638 deaths, have been reported by health authorities worldwide.
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.