Invasive meningococcal disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
In 2017, 3 221 confirmed cases of invasive meningococcal disease (IMD), including 282 deaths, were reported in 30 EU/EEA Member States.
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Meningococcal disease is caused by Neisseria meningitidis, a bacterium with human carriers as the only reservoir. It is carried in the nose, where it can remain for long periods without producing symptoms.Read more
Surveillance and disease data for Meningococcal disease
Surveillance reports and data; Disease data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas; Annual Epidemiological Reports; Surveillance reportsRead more
Annual Epidemiological Reports (AERs)
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
European Immunization Week, 2019
24 Apr 2019 to 30 Apr 2019 - European Immunization Week (EIW) is marked across the European Region every April. It aims to raise awareness of the importance of immunisation for people’s health and well-being.
ECDC Vaccine Scheduler
The Vaccine Scheduler is an interactive tool that shows vaccination schedules for individual EU/EEA countries and specific age groups. With this tool comparisons can be made for vaccination schedules between two countries or by disease for all or a selection of countries.Read more