Communicable disease threats report, 19-25 October 2014, week 43
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 19-25 October 2014, and includes updates on chikungunya, influenza, West Nile virus, Ebola virus, Marburg fever, MERS and polio,
Rapid risk assessment: Enterovirus 68 detected in the USA, Canada and Europe – Second update, 25 November 2014
In November, France and the United Kingdom both reported sporadic cases of neurological disease involving enterovirus 68 (EV-D68) detection. As a result, ECDC has updated its rapid risk assessment on EV-D68, first triggered by reports from North America. To date, European acute flaccid paralysis (AFP)/enhanced enterovirus surveillance has not detected unusual clusters or unexpected trends.