Communicable disease threats report, Week 6, 5-11 February 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 5-11 February 2023 and includes updates on streptococcal infection, measles, COVID-19, influenza, the recall of the antibiotic Dicillin from Sandoz in Denmark, and the earthquake in Türkiye and Syria.
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
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