Gonorrhoea - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018
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- A total of 100 673 confirmed cases of gonorrhoea were reported by 28 EU/EEA Member States for2018.
- The overall crude notification rate was 26.4 cases per 100 000 population.
- Rates of reported gonorrhoea infection vary considerably across the EU/EEA, with higher rates reportedin northern Europe.
- Men who have sex with men (MSM) accounted for almost half of the reported cases (48%) in 2018.
- The overall notification rate increased by 22% in 2018 compared to the previous year.
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