Communicable disease threats report, 20-26 October 2019, week 43
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 20-26 October 2019 and includes updates on chikungunya, cholera, dengue, Ebola virus disease, influenza, mass gathering monitoring in Japan, West Nile virus and Zika fever.
Epidemiological update: Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo
As of 12 June, three imported Ebola virus cases and two deaths in Kasese District in Uganda have been confirmed by the Ugandan Ministry of Health. These are the first cases to be reported outside the Democratic Republic of the Congo since the beginning of the outbreak in August 2018.
Mapping the burden of cholera in sub-Saharan Africa and implications for control: an analysis of data across geographical scales
Lessler, J., Moore, S.M., Luquero, F.J., McKay, H.S., Grais, R., Henkens, M., Mengel, M., Dunoyer, J., M'bangombe, M., Lee, E.C., Djingarey, M.H., Sudre, B., Bompangue, D., Fraser, R.S.M., Abubakar, A., Perea, W., Legros, D., Azman, A.S.
A cluster of multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis among patients arriving in Europe from the Horn of Africa: a molecular epidemiological study
Walker, T.M., Merker, M., Knoblauch, A.M., Helbling, P., Schoch, O.D., van der Werf, M.J., Kranzer, K., Fiebig, L., Kröger, S., Haas, W., Hoffmann, H., Indra, A., Egli, A., Cirillo, D.M., Robert, J., Rogers, T.R., Groenheit, R., Mengshoel, A.T., Mathys, V., Haanperä, M., Soolingen, D.V., Niemann, S., Böttger, E.C., Keller, P.M., Avsar, K., Bauer, C., Bernasconi, E., Borroni, E., Brusin, S., Coscollá Dévis, M., Crook, D.W., Dedicoat, M., Fitzgibbon, M., Gagneux, S., Geiger, F., Guthmann, J.-P., Hendrickx, D., Hoffmann-Thiel, S., van Ingen, J., Jackson, S., Jaton, K., Lange, C., Mazza Stalder, J., O'Donnell, J., Opota, O., Peto, T.E.A., Preiswerk, B., Roycroft, E., Sato, M., Schacher, R., Schulthess, B., Smith, E.G., Soini, H., Sougakoff, W., Tagliani, E., Utpatel, C., Veziris, N., Wagner-Wiening, C., Witschi, M.
Communicable disease threats report, 19-25 November 2017, week 47
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 19-25 November 2017 and includes updates on West Nile virus, Plague, monkeypox, influenza, diphtheria, yellow fever and Marburg virus disease.
Communicable disease threats report, 12-18 November 2017, Week 46
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 12-18 November 2017 and includes updates on Legionnaires' disease, influenza, West Nile fever, chikungunya, yellow fever, plague, monkeypox, marburg virus disease, malaria and cholera.
Communicable disease threats report, 5-11 November 2017, week 45
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 5-11 November 2017 and includes updates on measles, rubella, chikungunya, West Nile virus, Plague, monkeypox, legionnaires's disease, influenza and Marburg virus disease.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Outbreak of pneumonic plague in Madagascar: recent introduction in the Seychelles
Madagascar has been experiencing an outbreak of plague since 23 August 2017, and 560 cases and 57 deaths (case fatality rate 10.1%) have been reported as of 12 October 2017.
Rapid risk assessment: Increase of cholera cases in the Horn of Africa and the Gulf of Aden – risk for EU/EEA citizens, 23 May 2017
The production of this rapid risk assessment was triggered by a report by the Czech Republic of two travelassociated cases of cholera from Zanzibar (Tanzania) and the cholera epidemics in the Horn of Africa and the Gulf of Aden.
Rapid risk assessment: Outbreaks of yellow fever in Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda
This risk assessment evaluates the risk of yellow fever infection, which has seen outbreaks in Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda, being introduced into Europe, and sets out a range of options for response.