Monkeypox infection prevention and control guidance for primary and acute care settings
This document provides guidance on infection prevention and control (IPC) measures for primary and acute healthcare settings in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) to prevent healthcare-associated transmission of monkeypox (MPX).
Update on the polio situation in the EU/EEA and the world
Globally, as of 9 August, 19 cases of polio due to wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) and 223 cases due to circulating vaccine derived poliovirus (cVDPV) have been reported this year. In 2022, the cVDPV cases have been reported in 15 countries, with 93% of the cases attributed to cVDPV type 2 (cVDPV2).
Langya henipavirus under ECDC monitoring
According to a group of Chinese scientists, the detection of a previously unknown, phylogenetically distinct henipavirus, named Langya henipavirus (LayV), was reported in China.
Communicable disease threats report, 7-13 August 2022, week 32
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 7-13 August 2022 and includes updates on West Nile virus infection, COVID-19, monkeypox, measles, Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever, Langya henipavirus, dengue, mass gatherings at the Birmingham 2022 commonwealth games, Vibrio growth, swine influenza and polio.
West Nile virus in Europe in 2022 - human cases, updated 10 August 2022
Since last week’s update, and as of 10 August 2022, European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) countries reported 67 human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) infection and three deaths related to WNV infections. Cases were reported by Italy (50), Greece (15) and Austria (2). Deaths were reported by Italy (3). EU-neighbouring countries reported 11 human cases of WNV infection in Serbia (11) and deaths (2) related to WNV infections in Serbia.
West Nile virus in Europe in 2022 - outbreaks among equids and/or birds, updated 10 August 2022
Since the beginning of the 2022 transmission season, seven outbreaks among equids and 39 outbreaks among birds have been reported by EU/EEA countries. Outbreaks among equids have been reported by Italy (7). Outbreaks among birds have been reported by Italy (38) and Germany (1).
Data on the weekly subnational 14-day notification rate of new COVID-19 cases
Data in various file formats with information on the 14-day notification rate of new cases per 100 000 inhabitants for COVID-19, sorted by day and subnational region, and updated on a weekly basis.