Swine influenza

Latest outputs

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Communicable disease threats report, 4-10 July 2021, week 27

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Communicable disease threats report, 6 - 12 June 2021, week 23

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Communicable disease threats report, 28 March-3 April 2021, week 13

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Threat Assessment Brief: Eurasian avian-like A(H1N1) swine influenza viruses

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Other types of influenza

2009 influenza A (H1N1) pandemic

The 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic was declared over in August 2010 by the World Health Organization. Europe has now entered a new inter-pandemic phase of seasonal influenza.

Disease / public health area

Avian influenza

Avian influenza is an infectious viral disease in birds, including domestic poultry. Avian influenza is mainly found in birds, but under certain circumstances infections can also occur in humans even though the risk is generally very low.

Disease / public health area

Pandemic influenza

A pandemic is the rapid spread of a new human influenza around the world. Influenza pandemics happen when a new strain of a flu virus appears which can infect humans, to which most people have no immunity and which can transmit efficiently from human to human.

Disease / public health area

Seasonal influenza

Seasonal influenza is a preventable infectious disease with mostly respiratory symptoms. It is caused by influenza virus and is easily transmitted, predominantly via the droplet and contact routes and by indirect spread from respiratory secretions on hands etc.

Disease networks

European Influenza Surveillance Network (EISN)

European Reference Laboratory Network for Human Influenza (ERLI-Net)