Monitoring current threats, week 31/2013, 28 July – 3 Aug: ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR)

    The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report is a weekly bulletin intended for epidemiologists and health professionals in the area of communicable disease prevention and control. This week’s report includes:West Nile feverFurther human cases of West Nile fever (WNF) have been detected in the EU and its neighbours. Greece reported four more cases in the eastern part of the Attiki region. Attiki had the largest number of WNF cases in Greece in 2012. For the first time this season, Serbia confirmed cases in the Belgrade area and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia reported a case in Kocani in the eastern part of the country.MERS-CoVFour laboratory confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome – coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been reported by the WHO in the past week. Two of those cases are healthcare workers who were exposed to patients who were confirmed cases.
     Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) 28 July - 3 August

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