Outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in a hotel in Calpe, Spain. December 2011 – January 2012
Following notification of a cluster of cases of Legionnaires’ disease, all associated with the same hotel in Spain, ECDC has prepared an assessment of the risk to the EU.
It concludes that as the hotel has been closed, the residual risk is limited to recent hotel visitors and staff, as well as staff still working in the hotel; particularly those involved in the implementation of control measures.
Multi-country outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes PCR serogroup IVb, MLST ST6
8 Dec 2017 - A multi-country outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes PCR serogroup IVb, MLST ST6 has been ongoing in the EU/EEA since at least 2015.
Outbreak of travel-associated Legionnaires' disease – Palmanova, Mallorca (Spain), September–October 2017
23 Oct 2017 - An increase in Legionnaires’ disease cases is currently being reported in EU travellers returning from Palmanova in Mallorca, Spain.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Outbreak of pneumonic plague in Madagascar: recent introduction in the Seychelles
13 Oct 2017 - Madagascar has been experiencing an outbreak of plague since 23 August 2017, and 560 cases and 57 deaths (case fatality rate 10.1%) have been reported as of 12 October 2017.