Third annual meeting of the European Food- and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses Network

Meeting report

On 22 and 23 June 2010, epidemiologists and laboratory experts from across the EU working on food- and waterborne diseases and zoonoses met in Dublin, Ireland, for the Third Annual Meeting of the European Food- and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses (FWD) Network. Twenty-five EU/EEA countries and seven non-EU network members participated in this edition, which focused on three of the priority diseases – salmonellosis, Shiga toxin/verotoxin-producing E. coli (STEC/VTEC) infection and listeriosis. The meeting provided opportunities for discussions on the current status of FWD surveillance and outbreak-related activities at the EU level and to share country-specific experiences in the area of FWD.

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