Communicable disease threats report, 4-10 December 2016, week 49
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 4 - 10 December 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus and influenza.
Differences in Questing Tick Species Distribution between Atlantic and Continental Climate Regions in SpainArchived
Climate and vegetation in Spain vary from north to south, affecting tick distribution and consequently the presence of tick-borne diseases. The aim of this study was to investigate throughout a 2-yr study the distribution of the different exophilic questing tick species present in 18 areas: eight located in central and 10 in northern Spain.
Two evaluations of the response to the 2009 Pandemic in Spain: Surveillance and Vaccines and antiviralsArchived
Two official evaluations have been made by the national Ministry of Health of Spain of their country’s response to the 2009 influenza pandemic. The reviews focused on two particular topics - Surveillance and Vaccines and Antivirals.
Figure 2. Number of influenza cases admitted to selected intensive care units, by (sub-)type and age group; Finland, France, Ireland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden; 2014–2015 and 2015–2016
Number of influenza cases admitted to selected intensive care units, by (sub-)type and age group; Finland, France, Ireland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden; 2014–2015 and 2015–2016