Dengue epidemic in Martinique, France
French authorities have reported an increased number of dengue cases in Martinique in recent months. The number of cases notified constitute the largest outbreak reported on the island in the last decade.
Communicable disease threats report, 4-10 October 2020, week 41
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 27 September - 3 October 2020 and includes updates on COVID-19 associated with SARS-CoV-2, West Nile virus, measles, dengue, Ebola virus disease - eleventh outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and MERS-CoV.
Communicable disease threats report, 26 July - 1 August 2020, week 31
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 26 July - 1 August 2020 and includes updates on COVID-19 associated with SARS-CoV-2, monitoring of Vibrio in the Baltic Sea, West Nile virus and dengue.
Rapid risk assessment: Increase in OXA -244 -producing Escherichia coli in the European Union/European Economic Area and the UK since 2013
Rapid risk/outbreaks assessment aim at supporting the countries and the European Commission in their preparedness and response to a public health threat. They provide a timely summary and risk assessment of a public health threat for EU/EEA countries related to a specific event. They also include potential options for response. As outbreaks or public health events develop, ECDC may issue updated risk assessments.
Communicable diseases threat report, 26 January - 1 February 2020, week 5
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 26 January - 1 February 2020 and includes updates on Ebola virus disease, the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV outbreak in Wuhan, China and seasonal influenza.
Novel coronavirus: three cases reported in France
The first confirmed cases in Europe are not unexpected. The fact that these cases were identified, proves that detection and confirmation of this novel virus is working in France, showing a high level of preparedness to prevent and control possible infections of 2019-nCoV.
The 2019 report of The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: ensuring that the health of a child born today is not defined by a changing climate
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Epidemiological update: third case of locally acquired Zika virus disease in Hyères, France
On 30 October, French authorities reported a third autochthonous case of Zika virus (ZIKV) disease in Hyères city, Var department, France. The case had no travel history to Zika-endemic countries.
Communicable disease threats report, 27 October-2 November 2019, week 44
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 27 October-2 November 2019 and includes updates on Ebola virus disease, mass gathering monitoring in Japan, MERS-CoV, West Nile virus and Zika fever.
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.