Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers are relatively rare in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and are mainly acquired during travel to countries outside the EU/EEA, particularly in south Asia. For 2017, 22 EU/EEA countries reported a total of 1 098 cases.
Variant Creutzfeldt−Jakob disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
No cases of variant Creutzfeldt−Jakob disease (vCJD) were identified in the EU/EEA in 2017. The disease remains extremely rare. This is consistent with the current understanding of the underlying epidemiology of vCJD and with the positive impact of risk mitigation measures introduced in the EU in the late 1980s to remove potential infectious animal material from the human food chain.
Shiga toxin/verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC/VTEC) infection - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018
For 2018, 30 EU/EEA countries reported 8 658 confirmed cases of infection with Shigatoxin/verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC/VTEC).
The European Union Summary Report on Antimicrobial Resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food in 2017/2018
Data on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and
food are collected annually by the EU Member States (MSs), jointly analysed by EFSA and ECDC and
reported in a yearly EU Summary Report.
Salmonellosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
Salmonellosis is the second most commonly reported gastrointestinal infection and an important cause of foodborne outbreaks in the EU/EEA.
Yersiniosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
For 2017, 28 countries reported 6 890 confirmed yersiniosis cases in the EU/EEA.
Listeriosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
For 2017, 30 countries reported 2 502 confirmed listeriosis cases in the EU/EEA.
Echinococcosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
In 2017, 832 confirmed echinococcosis cases were reported in the EU/EEA.
Tularaemia Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018
For 2018, 18 countries in the EU/EEA reported 441 cases of tularaemia, 358 (81%) of which were confirmed. The EU/EEA notification rate for 2018 was 0.07 cases per 100 000 population. The male-to-female ratio was 1.7:1. As in previous years, the notification rate among males was higher in most age groups except for the age groups between 5 and 24 years. Notification rates increased with age and peaked at 45–64 years.
Tularaemia - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
For 2017, 447 cases of tularaemia were reported by 18 countries in the EU/EEA, 413 (92%) of which were confirmed. As in previous years, the proportion of cases among males was higher in all age groups, with a male-to-female ratio of 2.1:1. Notification rates in men and women increased with age (except for the age group ≥65 years). The highest rate was observed in men in the age group 45–64 years (0.2 cases per 100 000 population).