Rapid risk assessment: ongoing outbreak of measles in Romania, risk of spread and epidemiological situation in EU/EEA countries, 3 March 2017
This rapid risk assessment reviews the ongoing outbreak of measles in Romania as well as the risk of spread and epidemiological situation of measles in EU/EEA countries.
A measles outbreak in Romania has been ongoing since February 2016 and cases continue to be reported despite implemented and ongoing response measures at national level through reinforced vaccination activities. As of 17 February 2017, 3 071 cases had been reported to the National Institute of Public Health in Romania since the end of September 2016.
Outbreak of measles in Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France, April 2015
11 May 2015 - An outbreak of measles involving 67 cases (median age 15 years) has been reported in the French region of Alsace, in the department of Haut-Rhin bordering Germany and Switzerland.
Rapid risk assessment: outbreak of measles linked to a dog show in Slovenia, 8–9 November 2014
9 Dec 2014 - An outbreak of measles was reported in November 2014 from Slovenia. Of the 19 measles cases reported from Nova Gorica, Slovenia, 17 had a history of visiting an international dog show which took place on 8 and 9 November 2014.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Measles on a cruise ship, Mediterranean Sea
6 Mar 2014 - This document assesses the risk associated with a first outbreak of measles on board a cruise ship while docked in port in Civitavecchia, Italy; it also proposes mitigation options, e.g. the containment of the disease.