External quality assessment (EQA) schemes to support European surveillance of Legionnaires’ disease 2019−2020 - Western Balkans and Turkey
This is the first EQA exercise for laboratories participating in surveillance from the ELDSNet network that has been
organised by ECDC since 2015 and the EQA format and arrangements have changed. The current EQA scheme
uses an outbreak scenario with a package of clinical and environmental samples for the participating laboratories to process, depending on their technical capacity and protocols.
HIV in Europe and Central Asia: progress in 2018 towards meeting the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets
Brown, A.E., Hayes, R., Noori, T., Azad, Y., Amato-Gauci, A.J., Pharris, A., Delpech, V.C., The Ecdc Dublin Declaration Monitoring Network
- Central Asia
- Czech Republic
- HIV infection
- Prevention and control
- Public health response
- The Republic of North Macedonia
- Transmission of disease
- United Kingdom
Early start of the West Nile fever transmission season 2018 in Europe
Haussig, J.M., Young, J.J., Gossner, C.M., Mezei, E., Bella, A., Sirbu, A., Pervanidou, D., Drakulovic, M.B., Sudre, B.
Meeting of ECDC network of National Correspondents in EU enlargement countries
Since 2008 ECDC has been working with the EU enlargement countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, and Turkey) to support and strengthen their capacities to participate in ECDC activities
Estimating the scale of chronic hepatitis B virus infection among migrants in EU/EEA countries
Ahmad, A.A., Falla, A.M., Duffell, E., Noori, T., Bechini, A., Reintjes, R., Veldhuijzen, I.K.
Communicable disease threats report, 13-19 August 2017, week 33
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 13-19 August 2017 and includes updates on measles, West Nile fever, Chikungunya and influenza.
Epidemiological update: MERS-CoV case imported to Turkey, 21 October 2014
On 18 October 2014, the Ministry of Health Turkey reported that a Turkish citizen working in Saudi Arabia died on 11 October 2014, ten days after onset of a confirmed MERS-CoV infection.