Candida auris in healthcare settings
Due to its propensity to cause outbreaks and its antifungal resistance, C. auris poses a risk for patients in healthcare facilities in Europe. Difficulties with laboratory identification, combined with a lack of awareness of this new Candida species, might result in unnoticed outbreaks. There is a clear need to raise awareness in European healthcare facilities in order adapt laboratory testing strategies and implement enhanced control measures to prevent further hospital outbreaks.
Infographic: Measles in Europe, February 2019
Infographic showing the age distribution of measles cases and the countries affected in February and the number of measles cases 2017-2019.Read more
Communicable disease threats report, 7-13 April 2019, Week 15
12 Apr 2019 - The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period from 24-30 March 2019 and includes updates on Ebola virus disease and influenza.