Communicable disease threats report, 17-23 March 2019, week 12
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period from 17-23 March 2019 and includes updates on Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), chikungunya virus disease and dengue, Ebola virus disease, influenza, Rift Valley fever and dengue in Réunion.
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.
Cross-border outbreak of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis linked to a university in Romania
Popovici, O., Monk, P., Chemtob, D., Chiotan, D., Freidlin, P.J., Groenheit, R., Haanperä, M., Homorodean, D., Mansjö, M., Robinson, E., Rorman, E., Smith, G., Soini, H., Van Der Werf, M.J.
- Drug-resistant tuberculosis
- Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
- Occupied Palestinian Territory
- Prevention and control
- Public health threat
- Reference laboratory
- United Arab Emirates
- United Kingdom
- Western Africa
A cluster of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis among patients arriving in Europe from the Horn of Africa: a molecular epidemiological study
Walker, T.M., Merker, M., Knoblauch, A.M., Helbling, P., Schoch, O.D., van der Werf, M.J., Kranzer, K., Fiebig, L., Kröger, S., Haas, W., Hoffmann, H., Indra, A., Egli, A., Cirillo, D.M., Robert, J., Rogers, T.R., Groenheit, R., Mengshoel, A.T., Mathys, V., Haanperä, M., Soolingen, D.V., Niemann, S., Böttger, E.C., Keller, P.M., Avsar, K., Bauer, C., Bernasconi, E., Borroni, E., Brusin, S., Coscollá Dévis, M., Crook, D.W., Dedicoat, M., Fitzgibbon, M., Gagneux, S., Geiger, F., Guthmann, J.-P., Hendrickx, D., Hoffmann-Thiel, S., van Ingen, J., Jackson, S., Jaton, K., Lange, C., Mazza Stalder, J., O'Donnell, J., Opota, O., Peto, T.E.A., Preiswerk, B., Roycroft, E., Sato, M., Schacher, R., Schulthess, B., Smith, E.G., Soini, H., Sougakoff, W., Tagliani, E., Utpatel, C., Veziris, N., Wagner-Wiening, C., Witschi, M.
Genetic spatiotemporal anatomy of plasmodium vivax malaria episodes in Greece, 2009–2013
Spanakos, G., Snounou, G., Pervanidou, D., Alifrangis, M., Rosanas-Urgell, A., Baka, A., Tseroni, M., Vakali, A., Vassalou, E., Patsoula, E., Zeller, H., Van Bortel, W., Hadjichristodoulou, C.
Communicable disease threats report 18-24 Dec 2016, week 51
This ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report covers 18-24 December 2016 and includes updates on Salmonella Stourbridge, type E botulism, hepatitis A, tuberculosis, cholera, influenza, measles, rubella, Legionnaires' disease and the Zika 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.
Rapid risk assessment: Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis – multi-country cluster, Romania, 21 October 2016
This update was produced by ECDC after new information on the event background become available. The main conclusions and options for response remain unchanged from the version dated 19 October 2016.
World Tuberculosis Day - 2016
Tuberculosis is a persistent public health threat but it could be eliminated if specific action is taken. In Europe, most countries have low TB rates. The disease tends to concentrates among the marginalised, the poorest and most vulnerable groups.