Gonorrhoea - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
In 2017, 89 239 confirmed gonorrhoea cases were reported in 27 countries, an increase of 17% compared with 2016. The overall crude notification rate was 22.2 cases per 100 000 population. Rates of reported gonorrhoea infection vary considerably across Europe, with higher rates reported in northern Europe. Men who have sex with men (MSM) accounted for almost half of the reported cases (47%) in 2017. The overall notification rate increased in 2017 following the slight reduction seen in 2016.
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Gonorrhoea cases on the rise across Europe
Following a decline in notification rates in 2016, the number of gonorrhoea cases has gone up by 17% across the reporting EU/EEA countries with more than 89 000 confirmed diagnoses in 2017 – more than 240 cases a day.
Presentation: Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
This presentation summarises the main data from the ECDC Annual epidemiological reports 2017 on chlamydia, gonorrhoea, lymphogranuloma venereum, (congenital) syphilis