Epidemiological update: Monthly measles monitoring, August 2017
ECDC reports on a monthly basis the routine measles surveillance data, submitted by the 30 EU/EEA countries. In addition, ECDC monitors, through epidemic intelligence, the European and worldwide measles outbreaks and publishes them on a monthly basis in the Communicable Disease Threat Reports (CDTR). From 1 January 2016 to end July 2017, more than 17 000 measles cases were reported, with 40deaths attributed to measles (source: TESSy and Epidemic Intelligence at ECDC).
Epidemiological update: Measles - monitoring European outbreaks, 18 August 2017
Romania and Italy have been experiencing large outbreaks of measles in 2017. Cases continue to be reported despite ongoing reinforced vaccination activities at the national level. All EU/EEA countries have reported measles cases this year, except for Latvia, Liechtenstein, Malta and Norway.
Epidemiological update: Measles - monitoring European outbreaks, 14 July 2017
Romania has been experiencing a large outbreak of measles since February 2016. Cases continue to be reported despite ongoing response measures implemented at national level through reinforced vaccination activities. Between 1 January 2016 and 07 July 2017, Romania reported 7 647 measles cases, including 31 deaths.