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.
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.
ECDC helps Romania meet its challenges in controlling TBArchived
During a recent country visit to Romania, ECDC emphasised the key issues for TB control. Following the invitation of the Romania Ministry of Health, ECDC disease experts, led by ECDC Director Marc Sprenger, visited the Marius Nasta Institute, which historically has been in the front line for TB control in the country.
Conclusions on visit to Romania, 26-27 April 2011Archived
ECDC was pleased that the Government of Romania extended an invite to meet health care workers who are working with the Roma population. ECDC Director, Marc Sprenger, as head of the delegation shares three lesson.
WHO and ECDC recommend immediate resumption of BCG vaccination programme in RomaniaArchived
A joint mission of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) to Romania has recommended immediate resumption of BCG (Bacille Calmette–Guérin) vaccination against tuberculosis in infants in the country.