Communicable disease threats report, 6-12 January 2019, week 2
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 from 12-18 January 2019 and includes updates on Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), measles, rubella, Ebola virus disease, influenza and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
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