Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) declared for Zika and clusters of microcephaly and neurological disorders
ECDC welcomes the decision of the WHO Director-General to declare a PHEIC, in light of evidence possibly linking microcephaly cases to Zika virus infections.
Communicable disease threats report, 24-30 January 2016, week 4
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 24-30 January 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, Ebola virus disease and MERS.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Zika virus disease epidemic: potential association with microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome (first update)
This updated rapid risk assessment evaluates the risks associated with the evolving Zika virus epidemic currently affecting some countries in the Americas, including the risk for travellers to the affected areas and populations in the affected EU outermost regions.
Epidemiological update: Complications potentially linked to the Zika virus outbreak, Brazil and French Polynesia
On 18 April 2014, the Hellenic Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) announced a laboratory confirmed case of MERS-CoV infection in a 69 year old male patient.