The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2009-borne Outbreaks in 2009
Published by the European Food Safety Authority, this joint scientific report brings together data on the occurrence of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks and zoonoses cases reported in humans.
European Union Summary Report on Trends and Sources of Zoonoses, Zoonotic Agents and Food-borne Outbreaks in 2013
The report presents the results of the zoonoses monitoring activities carried out in 2013 in 32 European countries:eg 28 Member States (MS) and four non-Member States (non-MS) European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Human cases of Q fever and ‘fresh cell therapy’ in Germany, 16 October 2015
Following reports of Q fever cases associated with a so-called ‘fresh cell therapy’ performed in Germany, ECDC has prepared a rapid risk assessment.
Facts about Q fever
Human infection with Q fever is normally caused by contact with an infected animal, most commonly sheep, goats and cattle.
Q fever - Annual Epidemiological Report 2016 [2014 data]
Twenty-seven EU/EEA countries provided information on Q fever in 2014. A total of 822 cases was reported to TESSy, 782 of which were confirmed (95.1%).
Q fever in humans and farm animals in four European countries, 1982 to 2010
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