Legionnaires’ disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2016 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 1 August 2017 and reported by 28 EU Member States plus Iceland and Norway, which are part of the European Legionnaires’ Disease Surveillance Network (ELDSNet)

Legionnaires’ disease remains an uncommon and mainly sporadic respiratory infection with notification rates in EU/EEA countries below 4.6 per 100 000 (1.4 per 100 000 EU/EEA inhabitants overall).