Surveillance of six priority food- and waterborne diseases in the EU/EEA
This report is the first dedicated epidemiological report on six priority diseases: salmonellosis, campylobacteriosis, Shiga toxin/verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC/VTEC) infection, listeriosis, yersiniosis and shigellosis. It offers a detailed analysis for the years 2006 to 2009. The intended readership includes public health and food safety professionals, policymakers, scientists, and the general public.
Seasonal influenza - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2019–2020
6 Aug 2020 - Influenza activity started in week 45/2019 and returned to baseline levels in week 13/2020, earlier than previous seasons. Influenza viruses circulated at high levels between weeks 52/2019 and 10/2020 (based on increased proportions (40% and above) of sentinel specimens testing positive for influenza viruses). This is comparable to previous seasons.
Legionnaires’ disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018
23 Jul 2020 - Legionnaires’ disease remains an uncommon and mainly sporadic respiratory infection with an overall notification rate of 2.2 per 100 000 for the EU/EEA in 2018.
Influenza virus characterisation - Summary Europe, June 2020
23 Jul 2020 - This is the eighth report for the 2019–20 influenza season. As of week 25/2020, 164 883 influenza detections across the WHO European Region had been reported; 73% type A viruses, with A(H1N1)pdm09 prevailing over A(H3N2), and 27% type B viruses, with 4 479 (98%) of 4 568 ascribed to a lineage being B/Victoria.