Diphtheria - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2015 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 26 October 2016

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Diphtheria. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2015. Stockholm: ECDC; 2017

In 2015, 65 cases of diphtheria caused by toxigenic Corynebacterium species were reported to ECDC. Teenagers and young adults were the most affected.