Communicable disease threats report, 6-12 October 2019, week 41
This issue covers the period 6-12 October 2019 and includes updates on Ebola virus disease, extensively drug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae, West Nile virus, mass gathering monitoring (Japan, Rugby World Cup 2019), Poliomyelitis, Measles, Zika virus disease, seasonal influenza, XDR-Typhoid fever.
Healthcare-associated infections in intensive care units - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
In 2017, 8.3% (11 787) of the patients who stayed in intensive-care units (ICUs) for more than two days presented with at least one ICU-acquired healthcare-associated infection (HAI) under surveillance (pneumonia, bloodstream infection, or urinary tract infection).
Healthcare-associated infections: surgical site infections - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
In 2017, 10 149 SSIs were reported from a total of 648 512 surgical procedures.
Cryptosporidiosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
For 2017, 21 EU/EEA countries reported 11 449 cryptosporidiosis cases, of which 11 418 were confirmed.
HIV and people who inject drugs - Monitoring implementation of the Dublin Declaration on partnership to fight HIV/AIDS in Europe and Central Asia: 2018 progress report
This report summarises key issues related to HIV and people who inject drugs in Europe and Central Asia based on data provided by countries for reporting on the Dublin Declaration in 2018.
Communicable disease threats report, 29 September-5 October 2019, week 40
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 29 September-5 October 2019 and includes updates on Ebola virus disease, extensively drug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae, mass gathering monitoring (Japan, Rugby World Cup 2019), Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, Plasmodium cynomolgi infection, poliomyelitis, West Nile virus, and yellow fever.
Response plan to control and manage the threat of multi- and extensively drug-resistant gonorrhoea in Europe
ECDC reviewed the response plan and the 2019 update strives to further support EU Member States to develop and implement national strategies and interventions to control the threat of multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant gonorrhoea in a multidisciplinary approach by outlining the suggested public health response to this threat with several vital components.
West Nile virus in Europe in 2019 - human cases, updated 4 October
Between 27 September and 3 October 2019, EU Member States reported 29 human cases in Italy (12), Hungary (8), Greece (7), Germany (1) and France (1). No cases were reported from EU neighbouring countries.
West Nile virus in Europe in 2019 - human cases compared to previous seasons, updated 4 October
For the first time an autochthonous human West Nile virus infection was reported from Germany, in Leipzig. In Italy a human case was reported from Macerata, an area that has not been affected previously.