Communicable Disease Threats Report, 19-25 May 2019, Week 21
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period from 19-25 May 2019 and includes updates on rat hepatitis B, dengue, Ebola virus disease, influenza, Legionnaires' disease and P. vivax malaria.
Weekly influenza update, week 20, May 2019
In collaboration with WHO Regional Office for Europe, ECDC monitors and reports on influenza activity in Europe on a weekly basis throughout the flu season.
Developing a reporting system for the surveillance of HIV drug resistance in Europe
A pilot project was carried out to investigate the feasibility of HIVDR surveillance in EU/EEA countries and to make recommendations for the design and implementation of a potential future HIVDR surveillance system at the European level.
Communicable disease threats report, 12-18 May 2019, week 20
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period from 12-18 May 2019 and includes updates on poliomyelitis, chikungunya virus disease and dengue, measles, monkeypox, dengue, Ebola virus disease, influenza, Rift Valley fever, Crimean-Congo haemmorhagic fever and Legionnaires' disease.
- Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Ebola haemorrhagic fever
- Ebola outbreak - North Kivu, Ituri, DRC
- influenza in humans, seasonal
- La Réunion
- Legionnaires’ disease
- public health threat
- Rift Valley fever
Proficiency test for Listeria monocytogenes whole genome assembly 2018
This report presents the results of a proficiency test to evaluate the inter-laboratory reproducibility and portability of Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) genome assemblies in the EU/EEA.
Influenza virus characterisation, Summary Europe, April 2019
This is the sixth report for the 2018–19 influenza season. As of week 18/2019, 203 585 influenza detections across the WHO European Region had been reported. Detections were 99% type A viruses, with A(H1N1)pdm09 prevailing over A(H3N2), and 1% type B viruses, with 80 (65%) of 124 ascribed to a lineage being B/Yamagata-lineage.
Invasive pneumococcal disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
In 2017, 23 886 confirmed cases of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) were reported in the EU/EEA.
Poliomyelitis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
The WHO European Region was declared polio-free in 2002. Neither wild-type nor vaccine-type viruses were notified in the WHO European Region in 2017, but the risk of importation and subsequent transmission remains high in certain countries.