Communicable disease threats report, 4-10 July 2021, week 27
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 4-10 July 2021 and includes updates on the Olympic games of Tokyo 2020, COVID-19, West Nile virus, measles, dengue, the UEFA European Football Championship 2020, and swine influenza.
West Nile virus infection
West Nile virus (WNV) infection is a mosquito-borne zoonosis. The virus is transmitted among birds via the bite of infected mosquitoes and incidentally humans and other mammals may become infected.Read more
Measles is an acute, highly contagious viral disease capable of causing epidemics. Infectivity is close to 100% in susceptible individuals and in the pre-vaccine era measles would affect nearly every individual during childhood.Read more