Summary report: Joint ECDC/WHO Europe Meeting on Influenza Surveillance
This report, originally published by WHO/Europe, summarizes ECDC and WHO/Europe's first joint influenza surveillance meeting, held on 7-9 June 2011 and hosted by the Slovenian Ministry of Health.
Risk assessment: seasonal influenza 2011-2012 in Europe
The virological influenza pattern observed was not consistent enough to make a clear prediction for the 2011-2012 season in Europe. In general, the findings on the impact of influenza in the southern hemisphere in 2011 were reassuring for Europe, and the match of the A(H3N2) viruses with the vaccine was considered good.
Weekly influenza surveillance overview, February 8, 2013 - Week 5
Influenza activity continued to increase across Europe, concludes the Weekly Influenza Surveillance Overview, Week 5, 2013. The epidemics may have passed their peaks in a few countries, although some countries experienced a resurgence of influenza-like-illness rates.
Weekly influenza surveillance overview, January 25, 2013 - Week 3
Influenza activity remains high and increasing in many European countries, although transmission may have peaked in some countries, mostly in western Europe, concludes the Weekly Influenza Surveillance Overview, Week 3, 2013.
Weekly influenza surveillance overview, week 40/2013
There is no evidence of any significant influenza activity in Europe, concludes the Weekly influenza surveillance overview for week 40, which covers the period from 30 September to 6 October 2013. From week 40, ECDC restarted weekly reporting on seasonal influenza activity in Europe, based on data provided by experts, virologists and doctors throughout Europe.
Weekly influenza surveillance overview, week 41 2013
During week 41/2013, all 24 reporting countries experienced low-intensity influenza activity and geographic spread was reported as local or sporadic by four countries and the UK (Scotland).
Communicable disease threats report, 14-18 October 2013, week 42
The ECDC communicable disease threats report is a weekly bulletin intended for epidemiologists and health professionals in the area of communicable disease prevention and control.
Weekly influenza surveillance overview, week 43 2013
During week 43/2013: All 27 reporting countries experienced low intensity of clinical influenza activity.
Communicable disease threats report, 3-9 November 2013, week 45
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 3-9 November 2013, and includes updates on botulism, cholera, influenza, seasonal influenza, MERS, pertussis, polio and West Nile fever.