Risk assessment: Outbreak of cholera in Cuba, potential risk for European travellers, 12 July 2012
This rapid risk assessment assesses the potential risk for European travellers to Cuba after an outbreak of cholera in the Granma Province of the country.
Outbreak of hepatitis A virus infection in travellers returning from Egypt
Between 1 November 2012 and 30 April 2013, 15 confirmed cases of hepatitis A virus infections with subgenotype IB and identical RNA sequence, and 89 probable cases, have been reported in 14 EU/EFTA countries. All cases have a travel history to Egypt.
Legionnaires’ disease in Europe, 2013
This surveillance report is based on the 2013 disease surveillance data collected by the European Legionnaires’ Disease Surveillance Network.
Increase of cases of Legionnaires’ disease in EU travellers returning from Dubai, October−December 2016
This report assesses the increase in travel-associated Legionnaires’ disease among returning EU travellers from Dubai, during October−December 2016.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Potential public health risks related to communicable diseases at the WorldPride festival in Madrid, 23 June–2 July 2017
This rapid risk assessment reviews the health risks related to communicable diseases in the context of the WorldPride festival in Madrid, from 23 June to 2 July 2017.
Legionnaires’ disease in Europe 2013
Microsoft Excel file containing 2013 disease surveillance data collected by the European Legionnaire's Disease Surveillance Network and used in ECDC's surveillance report of Legionnaire's disease in Europe 2013.
Number of travel-associated cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported to ELDSNet, by year, 1987–2013
Legionnaires’ disease in Europe 2013 - Number of travel-associated cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported to ELDSNet, by year, 1987–2013
Number of accommodation site visits connected with travel-associated cases of Legionnaires’ disease per destination country, EU/EEA and neighbouring countries, 2013
Legionnaires’ disease in Europe 2013 - Number of accommodation site visits connected with travel-associated cases of Legionnaires’ disease per destination country, EU/EEA and neighbouring countries, 2013 (n=835)
Rapid risk assessment: Public health risks related to communicable diseases during the hajj 2019, Saudi Arabia, 9–14 August 2019
In 2019, the hajj will take place between 9 and 14 August. The risk for EU/EEA citizens to become infected with communicable diseases during the 2019 hajj is considered low, thanks to the vaccination requirements for travelling to Makkah (Mecca) and the Saudi Arabian preparedness plans that address the management of health hazards during and after hajj.
- Food- and waterborne diseases
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Mass gathering
- Meningococcal disease
- Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus
- Public health threat
- Saudi Arabia
- Travellers' health
- Vaccine preventable diseases
- Vector-borne disease
Factors associated with Legionnaires' disease recurrence in hotel and holiday rental accommodation sites
Beauté, J., Sandin, S., de Jong, B., Hallström, L.P., Robesyn, E., Giesecke, J., Sparén, P., On Behalf Of The European Legionnaires' Disease Surveillance Network