Hantavirus infection - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2020

Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2020 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 25 October 2021.

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Hantavirus infection. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2020. Stockholm: ECDC; 2023.

For 2020, 28 countries reported 1 647 cases of hantavirus infection (0.4 cases per 100 000 population), mainly caused by Puumala virus (98%). During the period 2016–2020, the overall notification rate fluctuated between 0.4 and 1.0 cases per 100 00 population, with no obvious long-term trend.