Rapid risk assessment: Meningitis outbreak, Suceava county, Romania, June 2012
Between 28 May and 21 June, 62 cases have been reported in Suceava city (n=47) and district (n=15). Fifty-three cases presented with aseptic meningitis and nine with other clinical forms (gastrointestinal disorders, angina). No complications were reported.ECDC's Rapid Risk Assessment concludes that public health authorities throughout European Union Member States and neighbouring countries should consider maintaining surveillance for aseptic meningitis in the coming summer and autumn. Enteroviruses outbreaks are common during the summer months and it is possible that such outbreaks will occur in neighbouring countries, independently from the current outbreak in Romania.
Rapid risk assessment: Cyclospora infections in European travellers returning from Mexico - 21 July 2017
Assessment of the prolonged outbreak of Cyclospora infections in Mexico which has been affecting European travellers for at least three consecutive years.Read more
Rapid risk assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis phage types 56 and 62, MLVA profile 2-11-3-3-2 and 2-12-3-3-2 infections, 20 July 2017
A multi-country outbreak of S. Enteritidis delineated through whole genome sequencing analysis is currently ongoing, with 314 confirmed cases in Austria, France, Ireland, Luxembourg and the United Kingdom.Read more