Communicable disease threats report, 4-10 April 2021, week 14
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 4-10 April 2021 and includes updates on COVID-19, Influenza, MERS-CoV and Ebola virus disease.
See all information on COVID-19, situation updates, risk assessments, questions and answers, latest evidence, surveillance and laboratory guidance and how to protect yourself and others.Read more
Ebola virus disease
Ebola and Marburg haemorrhagic fevers are rare diseases but have the potential to cause high death rates.Read more
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
The Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is a new beta virus strain of an animal coronavirus that was first identified in Saudi Arabia in September 2012. This novel coronavirus differs from the previously identified coronaviruses such as the SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV), which caused the 2003 SARS outbreaks.Read more