Trichinellosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2020
• In 2020, nine EU/EEA countries reported 117 confirmed cases of trichinellosis.
• Bulgaria, Italy and Poland accounted for 88% of all confirmed cases.
• The overall EU/EEA notification rate was 0.03 cases per 100 000 population, in 2020.
• Consumption of undercooked meat from pigs raised under non-controlled housing conditions, or wild boar hunted as game, constitutes the highest risk for acquiring trichinellosis in the EU/EEA.