Hepatitis A virus in the EU/EEA, 1975–2014
This report provides a comprehensive picture of Hepatitis A virus (HAV) infection epidemiology in the EU/EEA between 1975 and 2014. The report outlines important knowledge gaps about e.g. laboratory-based surveillance, data available on coverage of HAV vaccination, and data from HAV molecular surveillance, which should be addressed when designing specific prevention and control measures to further decrease HAV circulation in the EU/EEA.
Hepatitis B and C epidemiology in selected population groups in the EU/EEA
11 Sep 2018 - The findings presented in this report will be part of the process of developing a European guidance for HBV and HCV testing and may provide support EU/EEA countries in the development of national guidelines and in the design and scale-up of testing interventions.
Synergies in community and institutional public health emergency preparedness for tick-borne diseases in the Netherlands
23 Aug 2018 - The present report is concerned with the emerging infection of tick-borne encephalitis in the Netherlands — the two first endemic cases occurring in July 2016 — in the larger context of a widespread and increasing incidence of lyme borreliosis.
Synergies in community and institutional public health emergency preparedness for tick-borne diseases in Spain
23 Aug 2018 - The present report is concerned with the events in Spain surrounding two cases of infection with Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) virus that emerged in the Autonomous Community of Castilla y León in August 2016.