Rapid risk assessment: Autochthonous dengue cases in Madeira, Portugal
Following report of cases of locally transmitted dengue infection in the Autonomous Region of Madeira, Portugal, ECDC has produced a rapid risk assessment.
Communicable disease threats report, 14-20 October 2012, week 42
The ECDC communicable disease threats report is a weekly bulletin intended for epidemiologists and health professionals in the area of communicable disease prevention and control.
Risk assessment: Update on autochthonous dengue cases in Madeira, Portugal
This is the first sustained transmission of dengue in the European Union since the 1920s. Autochthonous transmission is likely to continue until the end of the year when mosquito density will probably decrease.
Dengue outbreak in Madeira, Portugal, October – November 2012
On 3 October 2012, Portugal reported two cases of autochthonous dengue virus infection in the Autonomous Region of Madeira (Portugal).
Communicable disease threats report 3-9 February 2013, week 6
From 3 February to 9 February 2013, ECDC monitored several on-going public health threats within and outside the European Union
Dengue outbreak in Madeira, Portugal, March 2013
In October 2012, ECDC conducted a first mission to Madeira to set up an epidemiological surveillance system based on information supplied by Madeira’s public healthcare system.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the Lisbon area, Portugal. 14 November 2014
A large outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease was reported by Portuguese authorities on 7 November 2014. This rapid risk assessment focuses on the risk for the EU in relation to this event.
Communicable disease threats report, 9-15 November 2014, week 46
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report covers the period 9-15 November 2014, and includes updates on Legionnaires' disease, influenza, West Nile virus, Ebola virus, marburg fever, avian influenza, MERS, enterovirus, polio.
Communicable disease threats report, 16-22 November 2014, week 47
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report covers the period 16-22 November 2014, and includes updates on West Nile virus, influenza, Legionnaires' disease, chikungunya, avian influenza, Ebola virus, polio and MERS.
- Chikungunya virus disease
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Ebola haemorrhagic fever
- Influenza in humans, seasonal
- Legionnaires’ disease
- Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus
- Public health threat
- United States
- West Nile virus infection
- Western Africa
Public health emergency preparedness for cases of viral haemorrhagic fever (Ebola) in Portugal: a peer review 30 March – 1 April 2015
Following an invitation from the Portuguese public health authorities, an ECDC team visited Lisbon to conduct a review of Portugal’s emergency preparedness systems for imported cases of viral haemorrhagic fever (Ebola).