Rapid risk assessment: Cyclospora infections in European travellers returning from Mexico - 21 July 2017
On 14 July 2017, the UK reported an increase of travel-related cases of cyclosporiasis since the beginning of May 2017. From the beginning of the year to 19 July, 58 cases were reported. Information on travel history is known for 38 patients: 23 travelled to Mexico, 10 travelled to a range of other overseas destinations, and five did not travel abroad. This is the third successive year that the UK has observed increases in cyclosporiasis around May and June.
Risk assessment: Outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) in Germany
27 May 2011 - At the request of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Health and Consumers, a rapid risk assessment has been prepared concerning the outbreak of E Coli in Germany.
Joint rapid outbreak assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to Polish eggs
12 Dec 2017 - This document provides an assessment of the public health risk associated with a multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis, which is epidemiologically and microbiologically linked to contaminated eggs from Poland, and can be characterised by at least six MLVA profiles and four clusters defined by WGS (PHE SNP analysis).
Joint ECDC-EFSA Rapid Outbreak Assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections associated with consumption of eggs from Germany
27 Aug 2014 - Rapid outbreak assessment prepared by ECDC and EFSA to assess the public health risk at the European Union level related to the Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis.