Rapid Risk Assessment: Cyclone Idai - risk of communicable diseases in southern Africa
Surveillance of infectious diseases in the aftermath of a cyclone is important for the early detection and confirmation of outbreaks. Consideration should be given to setting up a syndromic surveillance alert system if there is a need to reinforce surveillance capacity. Laboratory capacity should be assessed for confirming outbreaks of infectious diseases; if required, a referral mechanism can be established for testing samples of epidemic-prone diseases.
Chikungunya virus disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
For 2017, 10 countries reported 548 cases of chikungunya virus disease, of which 461 (84.1%) were confirmed.
West Nile virus infection - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016
For 2016, seven EU/EEA Member States reported 238 West Nile virus (WNV) infections, of which 224 (94%) were locally acquired and 14 were travel-related.
Rapid risk assessment: Rift Valley fever outbreak in Mayotte, France
This rapid risk assessment (RRA) addresses the risk of importation of Rift Valley fever (RVF) virus (RVFV) and further spread of the virus within the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) in relation to the recent increase in cases reported on Mayotte, France.
Rift Valley fever - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
For 2017, EU/EEA countries did not report any cases of Rift Valley fever.
Communicable Disease Threats Report, 20-26 January 2019, week 4
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 20-26 January 2019 and includes updates on chikungunya virus disease and dengue, Ebola virus disease, influenza and mass gathering monitoring for World Youth Day in Panama.