Threats and outbreaks

Active threats and outbreaks

Ebola virus disease, DRC, North Kivu and Ituri
The number of cases and affected areas is increasing and it is unlikely that the outbreak will be controlled in the near future. Latest updates

Measles
Large outbreaks with fatalities are ongoing in EU countries that had previously eliminated or interrupted endemic transmission. Find out more

 

 

 

Disease / public health area

Travellers' health

This page provides information for travellers and public health authorities about health issues related to specific destinations. These issues may arise from disease outbreaks, special events or gatherings, natural disasters, or other conditions that may affect travellers’ health.

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Communicable disease threats report, 6-12 October 2019, week 41

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Response plan to control and manage the threat of multi- and extensively drug-resistant gonorrhoea in Europe

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Travel-related case of malaria caused by Plasmodium cynomolgi reported in Denmark

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Rapid risk assessment: Autochthonous cases of dengue in Spain and France

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Communicable disease threats report, 22-28 September 2019, week 39

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Communicable disease threats report, 6-12 October 2019, week 41

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Communicable disease threats report, 29 September-5 October 2019, week 40

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Communicable disease threats report, 22-28 September 2019, week 39

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Communicable disease threats report, 15-21 September 2019, week 38

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Communicable disease threats report, 8-14 September 2019, week 37

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Travel-related case of malaria caused by Plasmodium cynomolgi reported in Denmark

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Epidemiological update: Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Epidemiological update: Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Multi-country cluster of Listeria monocytogenes ST1247 in five EU countries

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Health risks during the Carnival season in Brazil

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Rapid risk assessment: Autochthonous cases of dengue in Spain and France

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Carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae - second update

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Rapid risk assessment: Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo - sixth update

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Rapid risk assessment: Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo – fifth update

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Rapid risk assessment: Public health risks related to communicable diseases during the hajj 2019, Saudi Arabia, 9–14 August 2019

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Yellow fever distribution and areas of risk in Brazil

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Yellow fever distribution and areas of risk in Brazil as of 28 November 2018

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Yellow fever distribution and areas of risk in Brazil, as of 25 May 2018

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Yellow fever distribution and areas of risk in Brazil, as of 13 March 2018

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Yellow fever distribution and areas of risk in Brazil, as of 28 February 2018

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World Health Organization recommendations for the influenza virus vaccine composition for the 2020 southern hemisphere season

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Extensively drug-resistant gonorrhoea: risk of further dissemination within and across Europe

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Conclusions of the twentieth IHR Emergency Committee do not change the ECDC risk assessment for Europe concerning polio

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WHO recommendations for influenza virus vaccine composition for the 2019–2020 northern hemisphere season

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OECD highlights the progress made in laboratory systems in the EU/EEA since the implementation of EULabCap

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