Surveillance of surgical site infections in Europe, 2008-2009
Each year in the European Union, approximately four million patients acquire healthcare-associated infections and 37 000 of them die as a result. Surgical site infections are among the most common types of infection. All patients undergoing surgery are at risk of complications, including surgical site infections.The primary aim of this report is to present the results of the 2008-2009 surveillance of surgical site infections across Europe.
Hepatitis B - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2019
28 Jul 2021 - For 2019, 30 EU/EEA Member States reported 29 996 cases of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. Excluding the five countries that only reported acute cases, the number of cases, 29 518, corresponds to a crude rate of 7.4 cases per 100 000 population.
Hepatitis C - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2019
28 Jul 2021 - In 2019, 37 733 cases of hepatitis C were reported in 29 EU/EEA Member States. Excluding countries that only reported acute cases leaves 37 660 cases, which corresponds to a crude rate of 8.9 cases per 100 000 population.