ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR), week 27/2013: meningococcal disease and hepatitis A in focus
Increased risk of invasive meningococcal disease among men who have sex with men in Europe
EIW 2015 at ECDC
On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of European Immunization Week, ECDC is releasing a new complement of data, tools, blogs and updates to support public health authorities in their work against vaccine preventable diseases.
Public Health developments – New conjugate meningococcal vaccine receives marketing authorisation in the EU
On 18 March 2010 the European Commission granted an EU marketing authorization for a new conjugate meningococcal vaccine following the positive opinion given by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in December 2009.
Toscana Virus Epidemiology: From Italy to Beyond
Toscana virus (TOSV) is an arthropod-borne virus which is transmitted to humans by Phlebotomus spp sandflies.
Phenotypes, clinical characteristics and mortality of meningitis in children in France
From 2001 to 2005, 259 paediatric wards and 168 microbiology laboratories throughout France enrolled all children with bacterial meningitis to evaluate serogroup distribution, clinical symtoms and mortality in children.
Levy C et al. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2010; 29(7): published ahead of print. Association of meningococcal phenotypes and genotypes with clinical characteristics and mortality of meningitis in children.