Communicable disease threats report, 21-27 June 2020, week 26
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 21-27 June 2020 and includes updates on Ebola virus disease, West Nile virus, monitoring environmental suitability of Vibrio growth in the Baltic Sea, COVID-19 associated with SARS-CoV-2 and cholera.
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Ebola haemorrhagic fever
- Ebola outbreak - Equateur province, DRC
- Ebola outbreak - North Kivu, Ituri, DRC
- Ebola outbreak - West Africa
- Public health threat
- West Nile virus infection
Rapid risk assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes serogroup IVb, multi-locus sequence type 6, infections probably linked to frozen corn
An outbreak of invasive Listeria monocytogenes ( L. monocytogenes ) infections defined by whole-genome sequencing (WGS) and probably linked to frozen corn has been ongoing in five EU Member States (Austria, Denmark, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom) since 2015. As of 8 March 2018, 32 cases have been reported and six patients have died due to or with the infection
Rapid risk assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes PCR serogroup IVb, MLST ST6
A multi-country outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes PCR serogroup IVb, MLST ST6 has been ongoing in the EU/EEA since at least 2015.
Association between heavy precipitation events and waterborne outbreaks in four Nordic countries, 1992-2012
Herrador, B.G., De Blasio, B.F., Carlander, A., Ethelberg, S., Hygen, H.O., Kuusi, M., Lund, V., Löfdahl, M., MacDonald, E., Martinez-Urtaza, J., Nichols, G., Schönning, C., Sudre, B., Trönnberg, L., Vold, L., Semenza, J.C., Nygård, K.
Joint Rapid Outbreak Assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis phage type 8, MLVA type 2-9-7-3-2 and 2-9-6-3-2 infections, 27 October 2016
This report assesses the risk associated with this multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis PT 8 associated with two MLVA types, initially confirmed and delineated by whole genome sequencing methods.
Communicable disease threats report, 4-10 September 2016, week 36
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 4-10 September 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, yellow fever, West Nile fever and cholera.
Rapid risk assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis phagetype 8, MLVA type 2-9-7-3-2 infections. 6 September 2016
A multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis phage type (PT) 8 with multiple locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) profile 2-9-7-3-2 has been ongoing in the EU/EEA since at least July 2015. Since May 2016, 16 confirmed and 132 probable cases have been reported to ECDC by six EU/EEA countries.
Rapid risk assessment: Cutaneous diphtheria among recently arrived refugees and asylum-seekers in the EU, 31 July 2015
This rapid risk assessment concludes that there is currently no indication that these cases represent a significant outbreak of diphtheria among refugees in Europe.
Joint ECDC-EFSA assessment - Outbreak of hepatitis A virus infection in four Nordic countries
Between 1 October 2012 and 8 April 2013, 16 confirmed cases of hepatitis A virus (HAV) infections with subgenotype IB and identical RNA sequence were reported in four Nordic countries.
Norovirus outbreaks linked to oyster consumption in the United Kingdom, Norway, France, Sweden and Denmark, 2010
Westrell, T., Dusch, V., Ethelberg, S., Harris, J., Hjertqvist, M., Da Silva, N.J., Koller, A., Lenglet, A., Lisby, M., Vold, L.