Communicable disease threats report, 18-24 March 2018, week 12
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 18-24 March 2018 and includes updates on cholera, influenza, dengue, chikungunya, measles, listeria and yellow fever.
Rapid outbreak assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes sequence type 6 infections linked to ready-to-eat meat products
Twenty-one cases of Listeria monocytogenes IVb sequence type ST 6 infections have been reported from the Netherlands (19 cases) and Belgium (two cases). This outbreak was identified using whole genome sequencing (WGS) analysis.