Surveillance and disease data
ECDC collects, analyses and disseminates surveillance data on communicable diseases and related special health issues from all European Union Member States and two of the three remaining European Economic Area (EEA) countries (Iceland and Norway).
Diseases and special health issues under EU surveillance
ECDC collects, analyses and disseminates surveillance data on communicable diseases and related special health issues.
EU case definitions
List of case definitions for reporting communicable diseases to the Community network under Decision No 2119/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.
Regular surveillance and monitoring
Regular reporting on epidemiological cases is introduced for some disease threats, such as influenza, West Nile fever, measles. Regular surveillance for Influenza and West Nile fever is implemented on a seasonal basis.
ECDC awards 77 M€ to strengthen EU/EEA Member States’ capacities to detect and identify SARS-CoV-2 variants
West Nile virus in Europe in 2021 - outbreaks among equids and/or birds, updated 16 September 2021
West Nile virus in Europe in 2021 - human cases compared to previous seasons, updated 16 September 2021
West Nile virus in Europe in 2021 - infections among humans and outbreaks among equids and/or birds, updated 16 September 2021
Real-time monitoring shows substantial excess all-cause mortality during second wave of COVID-19 in Europe, October to December 2020
Use of a whole genome sequencing-based approach for Mycobacterium tuberculosis surveillance in Europe in 2017-2019: an ECDC pilot study
Why we need more collaboration in Europe to enhance post-marketing surveillance of vaccines