Lassa fever - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2018 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 10 September 2019.
Cite:

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Lassa fever. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2018. Stockholm: ECDC; 2020.

ECDC’s annual surveillance reports provide a wealth of epidemiological data to support decision-making at the national level. They are mainly intended for public health professionals and policymakers involved in disease prevention and control programmes.

Executive summary

No cases of Lassa fever or other viral haemorrhagic fevers caused by arenaviruses for were reported in the EU/EEA for 2018.