Guidance on community engagement for public health events caused by communicable disease threats in the EU/EEA
This guidance on community engagement for public health emergency preparedness is intended for public health authorities in EU/EEA Member States. It is meant to provide step-by-step technical support to Member States who are initiating or professionalising their core community engagement capacity. The guidance is organised according to the three core stages of the preparedness cycle: anticipation, response, and recovery.
Prevalence and incidence of surgical site infections in the European Union/European Economic Area: how do these measures relate?
Meijs, A.P., Prantner, I., Kärki, T., Ferreira, J.A., Kinross, P., Presterl, E., Märtin, P., Lyytikäinen, O., Hansen, S., Szőnyi, A., Ricchizzi, E., Valinteliėnė, R., Zerafa, S., de Greeff, S.C., Berg, T.C., Fernandes, P.A., Štefkovičová, M., Asensio, A., Lamagni, T., Sartaj, M., Reilly, J., Harrison, W., Suetens, C., Koek, M.B.G.
Health emergency preparedness for imported cases of high-consequence infectious diseases
To support countries in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) in their review of preparedness system planning, ECDC launches an operational checklist for health emergency preparedness for imported cases of high consequence infectious diseases.
Communicable disease threats report, 12-18 May 2019, week 20
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period from 12-18 May 2019 and includes updates on poliomyelitis, chikungunya virus disease and dengue, measles, monkeypox, dengue, Ebola virus disease, influenza, Rift Valley fever, Crimean-Congo haemmorhagic fever and Legionnaires' disease.
- Chikungunya virus disease
- Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Ebola haemorrhagic fever
- Ebola outbreak - North Kivu, Ituri, DRC
- Influenza in humans, seasonal
- La Réunion
- Legionnaires’ disease
- Public health threat
- Rift Valley fever
Crimean–Congo haemorrhagic fever - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016
For 2016, two countries reported a total of six cases of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF). For the first time, Spain reported two confirmed autochthonous cases. Bulgaria reported the remaining four cases (CCHF is endemic in the Balkan region).
An updated meta-analysis of the distribution and prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi s.l. in ticks in Europe
Estrada-Peña, A., Cutler, S., Potkonjak, A., Vassier-Tussaut, M., Bortel, W., Zeller, H., Fernández-Ruiz, N., Mihalca, A.D.
Synergies in community and institutional public health emergency preparedness for tick-borne diseases in Spain
The present report is concerned with the events in Spain surrounding two cases of infection with Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) virus that emerged in the Autonomous Community of Castilla y León in August 2016.
Synergies in community and institutional public health emergency preparedness for tick-borne diseases in the Netherlands
The present report is concerned with the emerging infection of tick-borne encephalitis in the Netherlands — the two first endemic cases occurring in July 2016 — in the larger context of a widespread and increasing incidence of lyme borreliosis.
Synergies in community and institutional public health emergency preparedness for tick-borne diseases in Spain and the Netherlands
ECDC has initiated a case study project to investigate the synergies between communities affected by serious public health threats and the institutions.
Communicable disease threats report, 12-18 August 2018, week 33
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 12-18 August 2018 and includes updates on Vibrio growth in the Baltic Sea, West Nile virus, Ebola virus disease and Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever.