Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
There were no cases of SARS in the EU/EEA 2015.
Severe acute respiratory syndrome - Annual Epidemiological Report 2016 [2014 data]
Knowledge about the epidemiology and ecology of SARS coronavirus infection remains presently incomplete and the risk of re-emergence is unpredictable. The rapid spread of SARS worldwide showed the need to maintain surveillance despite the disease’s absence since 2003.
Respiratory tract infections - Annual epidemiological report for 2012-13
The Annual Epidemiological Report 2014 gives an overview of the epidemiology of communicable diseases of public health significance in Europe, drawn from surveillance information on the 52 communicable diseases and health issues for which surveillance is mandatory in the European Union and European Economic Area countries. The respiratory tract infections chapter from the upcoming ECDC Annual Epidemiological Report 2014 is now available as a separate report and provides a snapshot of the epidemiological situation in Europe across a number of diseases.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Severe respiratory disease associated with a novel coronavirus
New and noteworthy in this update: the retrospective identification of novel coronavirus in biological samples from two fatal cases in Jordan (April 2012) and the results of a joint ECDC/WHO survey which confirms that EU/EEA Member States have an adequate capacity to detect novel coronavirus through their network of national reference laboratories: 18 of 30 in EU/EEA countries are capable of confirming positive screened samples by either ORF1b RT-PCR or other target RT-PCR assays with sequence analysis or whole-genome sequence analysis.
Weekly influenza surveillance overview March 30 2012 - Week 12
Developing pandemic preparedness in Europe in the 21st century: experience, evolution and next steps
Nicoll, A., Brown, C., Karcher, F., Penttinen, P., Hegermann-Lindencrone, M., Villanueva, S., Ciotti, M., Jean-Gilles, L., Rehmet, S., Nguyen-Van-Tam, J.S.
European risk assessment guidance for infectious diseases transmitted on aircraft - the RAGIDA project
Technical guidance on risk assessment guidelines for diseases transmitted on aircraft (RAGIDA). Part 2: Operational guidelines - Second edition
In the closed cabin environment of modern airplanes, passengers are frequently exposed to various infectious diseases.