Rapid risk assessment: Cyclospora infections in European travellers returning from Mexico - 21 July 2017
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.
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.
Floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, and Serbia: communicable disease risks
19 Jun 2014 - The recent floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, and Serbia caused substantial damage. Following the floods, there is a risk of increased transmission of vector-borne infections to the populations.
Rapid risk assessment - Increase in Salmonella Stourbridge infections in Germany during 2016 - 1st update, 27 January 2017
27 Jan 2017 - This updated rapid risk assessment gives an overview of an increase in the number of Salmonella Stourbridge cases in Germany during the second half of 2016, with other EU Member States also reporting cases.