Communicable disease threats report, Week 11, 12-18 March 2023
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 12-18 March 2023 and includes updates on COVID-19, iatrogenic botulism, group A streptococcal infection, influenza, chikungunya and dengue, and influenza B among young people.
Botulism cases in Europe following medical interventions with botulinum neurotoxin
14 Mar 2023 - Since late February 2023 and as of 10 March 2023, 67 cases of botulism linked to intragastric injection of the botulism neurotoxin (BoNT) have been reported in Germany (12), Austria (1), Switzerland (1) and Türkiye (53).
Chikungunya virus disease
Find out more about chikungunya virus disease, including basic facts, infographics, and information on surveillance, and prevention and control.Read more