Communicable disease threats report, 18-24 March 2012, week 12
Since November 2011, the so-called Schmallenberg virus (SBV) has been reported in cattle, sheep and goats in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, the United Kingdom, France, Luxembourg, Italy and now Spain. The Dutch Central Veterinary Institute found anti-SBV antibodies in 70 percent of samples taken from Dutch cattle between 1 November 2011 and 1 February 2012. This indicates widespread infection and an underestimation of total cases of infection with the virus.
Communicable disease threats report, 23-29 October 2016, week 43
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 23-29 October 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, Salmonella and extensively drug-resistant TB.
Every hour 30 people are diagnosed with tuberculosis in the European Region. It’s time to make TB a disease of the past
The latest ECDC/WHO report Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring in Europe 2019 (2017 data) shows that despite an overall decline in numbers of people suffering from TB, the disease remains a major public health challenge in the Region.
TB and MDR/XDR-TB in European Union and European Economic Area countries: managed or mismanaged?
Migliori, G.B., Sotgiu, G., D'Ambrosio, L., Centis, R., Lange, C., Bothamley, G., Cirillo, D.M., de Lorenzo, S., Guenther, G., Kliiman, K., Muetterlein, R., Spinu, V., Villar, M., Zellweger, J.P., Sandgren, A., Huitric, E., Manissero, D
Multidrug- and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: a persistent problem in the European Union European Union and European Economic Area.
Kodmon, C., Hollo, V., Huitric, E., Amato-Gauci, A., Manissero, D.
Tuberculosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
Thirty-one EU/EEA countries reported 55 337 TB cases, 10.7 per 100 000 population.