Communicable disease threats report, 5-11 October 2014, week 41
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.
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. This issue covers the period from 5 to 11 October 2014 and includes updates on:
Ebola virus disease (EVD) epidemic
Since the last CDTR on 3 October, the affected countries have reported 854 additional cases and 527 additional fatalities. On 6 October 2014, Spanish authorities reported a confirmed case of EVD in a healthcare worker who cared for a Spanish patient repatriated from Sierra Leone to Spain with Ebola infection. This is the first transmission of Ebola infection in the European Union.
ECDC published two epidemiological updates on 7 and 10 October.
Compared with the previous season (2013-2014), influenza activity in the European region is low despite influenza virus detections, particularly in Spain and the UK.
A weekly joint update from ECDC and the WHO Regional office for Europe, Flu News Europe, was launched on 10 October.
West Nile Fever
During the past week, Italy reported one new confirmed case from the previously affected province of Mantova. In neighbouring countries, Serbia reported 11 new cases in the following areas: City of Belgrade (6), Juzno-banatski district (4) and the newly affected Sumadijski district (1).
- Avian influenza virus
- Chikungunya virus disease
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Ebola haemorrhagic fever
- Marburg haemorrhagic fever
- Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus
- Public health threat
- United States
- West Nile virus infection
- Western Africa
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