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
West Nile fever monitoring: First cases reported in EU for 2018 season
29 Jun 2018 - In the past week, the first human cases of West Nile fever have been reported in the EU for the current transmission season.
Start of West Nile fever seasonal monitoring 2018
1 Jun 2018 - Today ECDC starts the seasonal monitoring for West Nile fever transmission in Europe.
Epidemiological update: West Nile virus transmission season in Europe, 2017
28 Feb 2018 - During the 2017 transmission season, 204 human cases and 127 equine cases were reported in the European Union. This year, for the first time, ECDC included equine West Nile fever cases in its epidemiological updates.