Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016

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Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2016 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 21 February 2018.
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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2016. Stockholm: ECDC; 2018. 

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Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers are relatively rare in the EU/EEA and mainly acquired during travel to countries outside the EU/EEA, particularly in south Asia. In 2016, 22 EU/EEA countries reported 1 161 confirmed cases.

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