Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2014

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Nine Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) cases were reported in TESSy in 2014. Five of these cases were confirmed (56%)

Key facts

• Nine Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) cases were reported in TESSy in 2014. Five of these cases were confirmed (56%).

• CCHF is endemic in the Balkan region; Bulgaria regularly reports a small number of cases.

 

 

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• In 2014, 25 EU/EEA countries provided information on Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF). Cases were reported from Bulgaria (n=8) and the United Kingdom (n=1), the rest of the countries reported zero cases.

• Twenty countries used the EU case definition, which is generic for all viral haemorrhagic fever cases, three countries used a different case definition (Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom). The case definition for two countries (Belgium and France) was unknown or not specified.

- See more at: http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/healthtopics/emerging_and_vector-borne_disease…

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Table. Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever, surveillance systems overview, 2014

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Period: 01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever, surveillance systems overview, 2014