Communicable disease threats report, 18-24 August 2019, week 34
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period from 14-24 August 2019 and includes updates on Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, monitoring environmental sustainability of Vibrio growth in the Baltic Sea, West Nile virus infection, haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in Croatia and Slovenia, the mass gathering of the Hajj in Saudi Arabia and Listeriosis in Spain. (Erratum (26 August 2019): On pages 2 and 5 (West Nile virus infection), the figure of eight deaths in Greece (4), Cyprus (1) and Serbia (1) has been amended to four deaths in Greece (2), Cyprus (1) and Serbia (1)
Expert consultation on guidelines for the surveillance of invasive mosquitoes
Technical guidance on risk assessment guidelines for diseases transmitted on aircraft (RAGIDA). Part 2: Operational guidelines - Second edition
In the closed cabin environment of modern airplanes, passengers are frequently exposed to various infectious diseases.
Public health emergency preparedness for cases of viral haemorrhagic fever (Ebola) in Portugal: a peer review 30 March – 1 April 2015
Following an invitation from the Portuguese public health authorities, an ECDC team visited Lisbon to conduct a review of Portugal’s emergency preparedness systems for imported cases of viral haemorrhagic fever (Ebola).