Mathematical modelling of the impact of climatic conditions in France on Rhipicephalus sanguineus tick activity and density since 1960Archived
Rhipicephalus sanguineus, the brown dog tick, has a worldwide distribution in areas with a relatively warm climate, including mild winters.
Adjusting surveillance of emerging infectious disease threat due to climate change in the EUArchived
Adjustments to surveillance practices in the EU will enhance preparedness and public health response to emerging infectious diseases, thereby helping to contain human and economic costs. These are the conclusions of an article published this week in Science magazine, describing a study co-authored by ECDC.
Communicable Disease Threats Report, 10-16 June 2018, week 24
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 10-16 June 2018 and includes updates on dengue, Vibrio growth in the Baltic Sea, mass gathering monitoring, Ebola virus disease, West Nile virus, polio and Rift Valley fever.
Driving forces for changes in geographical distribution of Ixodes ricinus ticks in Europe
Medlock, J.M., Hansford, K.M., Bormane, A., Derdakova, M., Estrada-Pena, A., George, J.C.,Golovljova, I., Jaenson, T.G.T., Jensen, J.K., Jensen, P.M., Kazimirova, M., Oteo, J.A., Papa, A., Pfister, K., Plantard, O., Rolph, S.E., Rizzoli, A., Santos-Silva, M.M., Sprong, H., Vial, L., Hendrickx, G., Zeller, H., van Bortel,W.
Seasonality and the effects of weather on Campylobacter infections
Djennad, A., Lo Iacono, G., Sarran, C., Lane, C., Elson, R., Höser, C., Lake, I.R., Colón-González, F.J., Kovats, S., Semenza, J.C., Bailey, T.C., Kessel, A., Fleming, L.E., Nichols, G.L.