Rapid risk assessment: Cyclospora infections in European travellers returning from Mexico - 21 July 2017

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Cyclospora infections in European travellers to Mexico – 21 July 2017. Stockholm: ECDC; 2017.

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On 14 July 2017, the UK reported an increase of travel-related cases of cyclosporiasis since the beginning of May 2017. From the beginning of the year to 19 July, 58 cases were reported. Information on travel history is known for 38 patients: 23 travelled to Mexico, 10 travelled to a range of other overseas destinations, and five did not travel abroad. This is the third successive year that the UK has observed increases in cyclosporiasis around May and June.