Communicable disease threats report 7-13 July 2013, week 28
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 week’s report includes two updates on EU threats concerning outbreaks of Hepatitis A and non EU threats concerning West Nile virus, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), Dengue and new novel cyclovirus.
Hepatitis A – Multistate (Europe) – 2013 outbreak
Between 1 October 2012 and 11 July 2013, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden reported hepatitis A (HAV) cases due to sub-genotype IB with two related sequences, with the suspected vehicle of transmission identified as frozen strawberries. This week Denmark reported one additional case.
Hepatitis A – Multistate (Europe) – ex Italy
An outbreak of hepatitis A (HAV) involving German, Polish and Dutch travellers returning from northern Italy was reported through the Early Warning and Response System. In the past week, no new cases were reported in Italy, Germany, Poland, the Netherlands or Ireland.
Between April 2012 and 11 July 2013, 81 laboratory-confirmed cases, including 45 deaths, of an acute respiratory disease have been notified to WHO. Between 5 and 11 July 2013, four new cases of MERS-CoV were reported. Two fatalities in previously notified cases were reported during the same time period.
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.
Dengue - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
12 Apr 2019 - For 2017, 27 countries reported 2 026 travel-associated cases of dengue fever, of which 1 818 (89.7%) were confirmed.
Communicable disease threats report, 3-9 February 2019, Week 6
8 Feb 2019 - 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 3-9 February 2019 and includes updates on poliomyelitis, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), measles, Ebola virus disease, influenza, Salmonella Poona and Andes Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome.