Creutzfeldt−Jakob disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2016 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 21 February 2018.
Cite:

 European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2016. Stockholm: ECDC; 2019. 

Two cases of variant Creutzfeldt−Jakob disease (vCJD) were identified in the EU/EEA in 2016: one probable case from Italy and one confirmed case from the UK.