Assessment of the yellow fever outbreak in Angola shows risk of infection for unvaccinated travellers and further international spread
ECDC risk assessment of the advancing epidemic of yellow fever in Angola and the related imported cases highlights the risk of infection for unvaccinated travellers.
Ebola outbreak in Bas Uele, DRC new rapid risk assessment
Following the eighth outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since the discovery of the virus in 1976, ECDC has published a new rapid risk assessment. Investigations in DRC are ongoing to assess the extent of the outbreak in Bas Uele. World Health Organization (WHO) and its Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) partners are supporting the national health authorities in the response. Although the outbreak is occurring in a very remote area to date, the spread of the disease to neighbouring regions cannot be ruled out.
Dotting the ‘i’s – Ebola outbreak in Guinea
Since mid-September, Kindia prefecture has reported about 50 cases of Ebola virus disease, half of which were community deaths.
Emergency Response Mission: Fighting Malaria in Chad
Pieter Smit is a microbiologist by training, with a specialisation in international public health. He completed his PhD at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine before joining the EUPHEM programme.
Risk of Schistosomiasis among recreational users of the Nile River, Uganda 2007
The final report from the study of schistosomiasis among white water rafters and kayakers in Uganda has been released. The study included 150 individuals from 22 countries.