Epidemiological update: Botulism in Germany, 8 May 2017
On 20 December 2016, ECDC and EFSA published a joint rapid outbreak assessment describing a cluster of six laboratory-confirmed German and Spanish cases of foodborne botulism caused by botulinum neurotoxin type E which occurred during November and December 2016. All of the six patients had consumed dried and salted roach, a fresh and brackish water fish (Rutilus rutilus).
Epidemiological update: Measles - monitoring European outbreaks, 9 June 2017
Between 1 January 2016 and 6 June 2017, Romania has reported 6 619 measles cases, including 29 deaths. In 2016, several additional EU/EEA countries reported measles outbreaks, and an increase in the number of cases continues to be observed in 2017.
Application of a new methodology and R package reveals a high burden of healthcare-associated infections (HAI) in Germany compared to the average in the European Union/European Economic Area, 2011 to 2012
Zacher, B., Haller, S., Willrich, N., Walter, J., Abu Sin, M., Cassini, A., Plachouras, D., Suetens, C., Behnke, M., Gastmeier, P., Wieler, L.H., Eckmanns, T.
Cross-border outbreak of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis linked to a university in Romania
Popovici, O., Monk, P., Chemtob, D., Chiotan, D., Freidlin, P.J., Groenheit, R., Haanperä, M., Homorodean, D., Mansjö, M., Robinson, E., Rorman, E., Smith, G., Soini, H., Van Der Werf, M.J.
- Drug-resistant tuberculosis
- Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
- Occupied Palestinian Territory
- Prevention and control
- Public health threat
- Reference laboratory
- United Arab Emirates
- United Kingdom
- Western Africa
Screening of migrants for tuberculosis identifies patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis but is not sufficient
Helbling, P., Kröger, S., Haas, W., Brusin, S., Cirillo, D.M., Groenheit, R., Guthmann, J.-P., Soini, H., Hendrickx, D., van der Werf, M.J.
Experiences from the shiga toxin-producing escherichia coli O104:H4 outbreak in Germany and research needs in the field, Berlin, 28-29 November 2011
Stark, K., Bauerfeind, R., Bernard, H., Eckmanns, T., Ethelberg, S., Flieger, A., Giesecke, J., Greiner, M., Karch, H., Krause, G., Mielke, M., O'Brien, S.J., Pulz, M., Scheutz, F., Schielke, A., Stahl, R.A., Takkinen, J., Tarr, P.I., Tauxe, R.V., Werber, D.