Less and more appropriate antibiotic use needed to reduce antibiotic resistance
In the community, i.e. outside of hospitals, the emergence and spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is mainly driven by the inappropriate use of antibiotics.
Data on the daily number of new reported COVID-19 cases and deaths by EU/EEA country
The downloadable data file is updated daily and contains the latest available public data on COVID-19. Each row/entry contains the number of new cases and deaths reported per day and per country in the EU/EEA.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreaks in long-term care facilities (LTCFs) in European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA) countries have caused significant morbidity and mortality since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
ECDC Rapid Risk Assessment: Several recent COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care facilities in the EU/EEA
On 26 July ECDC published the Rapid Risk Assessment COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care facilities in the EU/EEA in the context of current vaccine coverage, following several outbreaks that occurred in these settings during the past six months in several EU/EEA countries, resulting in some cases of severe disease and deaths.
SARS-COV-2 Delta variant now dominant in much of the European Region and efforts must be reinforced to prevent transmission, warn WHO/Europe and ECDC
The SARS-COV-2 Delta variant of concern is spreading quickly across Europe and has now become the dominant strain across much of the region, according to new data.
West Nile virus in Europe in 2021 - human cases compared to previous seasons, updated 22 July 2021
Since the beginning of the 2021 transmission season and as of 22 July 2021, EU/EEA countries have reported 1 human case of WNV infection in Italy and no deaths. EU-neighbouring countries have reported no human cases of WNV infection.
Communicable disease threats report, 18-24 July 2021, week 29
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 18-24 July 2021 and includes updates on Escherichia coli ST38, COVID-19, Vibrio growth in the Baltic Sea the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 (2021), West Nile virus, avian influenza and cholera.
Since the beginning of the 2021 transmission season and as of 22 July 2021, EU/EEA countries have reported 1 human case of WNV infection in Italy and no deaths. EU-neighbouring countries have reported no human cases of WNV infection. Since the beginning of the 2021 transmission season, 1 outbreak among equids and no outbreaks among birds have been reported by EU/EEA countries. The outbreak among equids has been reported by Spain.
West Nile virus in Europe in 2021 - human cases, updated 22 July 2021
Between 16 and 22 July 2021, European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) countries reported no human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) infection and no deaths related to WNV infections. EU-neighbouring countries reported no human cases of WNV infection.