Monthly measles and rubella monitoring report, May 2019

Surveillance report
Publication series: Monthly measles and rubella monitoring report
Time period covered: 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Rabies. Monthly measles and rubella monitoring report,
May 2109. Stockholm: ECDC; 2019.

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This monitoring report is based on measles and rubella data from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) for the period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.

Executive summary

Twenty-seven countries reported measles data for March 2019, with 1 548 cases reported by 22 countries and five countries reporting no cases. Czech Republic, Italy and Norway did not report measles data for March 2019.
Overall, case numbers continued to increase compared with the previous two months. France, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria and Germany had the highest case counts with 295, 248, 219, 188, 185 and 123 cases, respectively.

Notable decreases were reported in Belgium and Austria:

  • Belgium reported 68 cases in March, compared with 89 in February and 20 in January.
  • Austria reported one case in March, compared with 33 in February and 25 in January.

Notable increases were reported in France, Lithuania, Poland and Bulgaria:

  • France reported 295 cases in March, compared with 209 in February and 124 in January.
  • Lithuania reported 248 cases in March, compared with 72 in February and 12 in January.
  • Poland reported 219 cases in March, compared with 178 in February and 123 in January.
  • Bulgaria reported 185 cases in March, compared with 51 in February and zero in January.

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Infographic: Measles in Europe, May 2019

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Period: 01 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2019

Infographic showing the age distribution of measles cases and the countries affected in March and the number of measles cases 2017-2019.

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Number of measles cases by country, EU/EEA, March 2019 (n=1 548)

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Period: 01 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019

Number of measles cases by country, EU/EEA, March 2019 (n=1 548)

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Number of measles cases by month and notification rate per million population by country, EU/EEA, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

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Period: 01 Apr 2018 - 31 Mar 2019

Number of measles cases by month and notification rate per million population by country, EU/EEA, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

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Measles notification rate per million population by country, EU/EEA, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

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Period: 01 Apr 2018 - 31 Mar 2019

Measles notification rate per million population by country, EU/EEA, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

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Number of measles deaths by country, EU/EEA, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 (n=22)

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Period: 01 Apr 2018 - 31 Mar 2019

Number of measles deaths by country, EU/EEA, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 (n=22)

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Vaccination coverage for the first doses of measles and rubella containing vaccine by country, EU/EEA, 2017

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Period: 01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017

Vaccination coverage for the first doses of measles and rubella containing vaccine by country, EU/EEA, 2017

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Vaccination coverage for the second dose of measles containing vaccine, by country, EU/EEA, 2017

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Vaccination coverage for the second dose of measles containing vaccine, by country, EU/EEA, 2017

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Number of rubella cases by country, EU/EEA, March 2019 (n=51)

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Period: 01 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019

Number of rubella cases by country, EU/EEA, March 2019 (n=51)

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Number of rubella cases by month and notification rate per million population by country, EU/EEA, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

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Period: 01 Apr 2018 - 31 Mar 2019

Number of rubella cases by month and notification rate per million population by country, EU/EEA, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

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Rubella notification rate per million population by country, EU/EEA, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

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Period: 01 Apr 2018 - 31 Mar 2019

Rubella notification rate per million population by country, EU/EEA, 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

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