Hantavirus infection - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2016 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 4 April 2018

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Hantavirus infection. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2016. Stockholm: ECDC; 2018. 

In 2016, 18 countries reported 2 190 cases of hantavirus infection (0.4 cases per 100 000 population), mainly caused by Puumala virus (>99%).