Risk assessment: Anthrax cases among injecting drug users Germany, June-July 2012 - Update, 13 July 2012
This is an update to the joint rapid risk assessment published on 6 July 2012 by ECDC and EMCDDA on anthrax cases among injecting drug users in Germany. This is in response to further cases in France and Denmark. It contains information updated up to the 13 July 2012.
Rapid Outbreak Assessment: Outbreak of hepatitis A in EU/EEA countries
Updated joint Rapid Outbreak Assessment with EFSA on the current outbreak of hepatitis A in EU/EEA countries.
Rapid risk assessment: Local transmission of Schistosoma haematobium in Corsica, France – 16 May 2014
As of 16 May 2014, eleven cases (six from France and five from Germany) of uro-genital schistosomiasis have been reported. All cases were exposed to freshwater in a natural swimming area in southern Corsica (Cavu River).
Joint ECDC-EFSA Rapid Outbreak Assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections associated with consumption of eggs from Germany
Rapid outbreak assessment prepared by ECDC and EFSA to assess the public health risk at the European Union level related to the Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis.
Rapid risk assessment: Enterovirus 68 detected in the USA, Canada and Europe – Second update, 25 November 2014
In November, France and the United Kingdom both reported sporadic cases of neurological disease involving enterovirus 68 (EV-D68) detection. As a result, ECDC has updated its rapid risk assessment on EV-D68, first triggered by reports from North America. To date, European acute flaccid paralysis (AFP)/enhanced enterovirus surveillance has not detected unusual clusters or unexpected trends.
Outbreak of measles in Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France, April 2015
An outbreak of measles involving 67 cases (median age 15 years) has been reported in the French region of Alsace, in the department of Haut-Rhin bordering Germany and Switzerland.
Rapid risk assessment: Local transmission of Schistosoma haematobium in Corsica, France. First update, July 2015
The autochthonous transmission of Schistosoma haematobium in Corsica in 2013 was a local public health event that highlighted a potential risk for other parts of the EU.
Re-emerging multi-country WGS-defined outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis, MLVA type 2-12-7-3-2 and 2-14-7-3-2, 6 February 2017
This rapid risk assessment assesses the recurrent multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis due to a persistent source of infection, with current or recent exposure in at least four EU/EEA Member States.
Rapid risk assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis phage types 56 and 62, MLVA profile 2-11-3-3-2 and 2-12-3-3-2 infections, 20 July 2017
A multi-country outbreak of S. Enteritidis delineated through whole genome sequencing analysis is currently ongoing, with 314 confirmed cases in Austria, France, Ireland, Luxembourg and the United Kingdom.
Rapid risk assessment: Cyclospora infections in European travellers returning from Mexico - 21 July 2017
Assessment of the prolonged outbreak of Cyclospora infections in Mexico which has been affecting European travellers for at least three consecutive years.