Communicable disease threats report, 13-19 May 2018, Week 20
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 13-19 May 2018 and includes updates on E.coli, seasonal influenza, dengue, hepatitis A, measles, rubella, yellow fever and Ebola.
The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017
Cases of salmonellosis and campylobacteriosis have remained stable over the past five years, although listeriosis is on the rise. In 2017, there was an average of 100 food- and waterborne outbreaks per week.
Zoonotic diseases: progress has stalled
There were only minor fluctuations in reported cases of three main zoonotic diseases in the European Union (EU) last year compared with 2016.
Monitoring EU Emerging Infectious Disease Risk Due to Climate Change
Lindgren, E., ersson, Y., Suk, J.E., Sudre, B., Semenza, J.C
- Avian influenza virus
- Chikungunya virus disease
- Climate change
- Emerging disease
- Erythema infectiosum
- Escherichia coli infection
- Foodborne diseases
- Rift Valley fever
- Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE)
- West Nile virus infection