Hantavirus infection - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2019
For 2019, 29 countries reported 4 046 cases of hantavirus infection (0.8 cases per 100 000 population), mainly caused by Puumala virus (98%).
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Hantaviruses are rodent-borne viruses. They may cause severe diseases with potential risks of human-to-human transmission via body fluids or droplets. Eliminating or minimising contact with rodents is the best way to prevent infection.Read more
Surveillance and disease data
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The Annual Epidemiological Reports (AERs) are key ECDC publication on the epidemiology of communicable diseases of public health significance in Europe. These reports give overviews of the epidemiology of communicable diseases of public health significance in Europe, drawn from surveillance information on the 52 communicable diseases and health issues for which surveillance is mandatory in the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) countries.Read more