Zoonotic influenza - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016
No human cases of avian influenza were reported in the EU/EEA. Human cases of avian influenza A(H5N1) were reported from Egypt and A(H7N9) infections from mainland China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) and Taiwan.
Guide to revision of national pandemic influenza preparedness plans: Lessons learned from the 2009 A(H1N1) pandemic
This guide is intended for use by those involved in pandemic preparedness planning, generic preparedness and implementation of IHR core capacities in European countries. The document describes good practice for pandemic preparedness planning based on lessons learned from the 2009 pandemic.
Communicable disease threats report, 12-18 November 2017, Week 46
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 12-18 November 2017 and includes updates on Legionnaires' disease, influenza, West Nile fever, chikungunya, yellow fever, plague, monkeypox, marburg virus disease, malaria and cholera.
Risk assessment guidelines for infectious diseases transmitted on aircraft (RAGIDA): Influenza
This report which is part of the RAGIDA project (Risk Assessment Guidance for Infectious Diseases transmitted on Aircraft) provides viable options for decision-makers when faced with the choice of whether to contact trace air travellers and crew that were potentially exposed to infectious diseases during a flight.
- avian influenza in humans
- avian influenza virus
- infectious diseases on aircrafts
- influenza A (H1N1)2009
- influenza A(H5N1) virus
- influenza A(H5N2) virus
- influenza A(H5N8) virus
- influenza A(H7N9) virus
- influenza in swine organism
- pandemic influenza
- risk assessment guidelines for infectious diseases transmitted on aircraft
- seasonal influenza
- travellers' health
Meeting report: Joint WHO Regional Office for Europe/ECDC Meeeting on Influenza Surveillance 2013
The third joint WHO European Regional Office for Europe/ECDC annual influenza surveillance meeting.
Weekly influenza surveillance overview, Nov 22, 2013 - week 46
During week 46/2013: All 28 reporting countries experienced low intensity influenza activity
Weekly influenza surveillance overview, Nov 15, 2013 - week 45
During week 45/2013: All 27 reporting countries experienced low intensity influenza activity.
The incidence of narcolepsy in Europe: Before, during, and after the influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 pandemic and vaccination campaigns
Wijnans, L., Lecomte, C., de Vries, C., Weibel, D., Sammon, C., Hviid, A., Svanstrom, H., Molgaard-Nielsen, D., Heijbel, H., Dahlstrom, L.A., Hallgren, J., Sparen, P., Jennum, P., Mosseveld, M., Schuemie, M., van der Maas, N., Partinen, M., Romio, S., Trotta, F., Santuccio, C., Menna, A., Plazzi, G., Moghadam, K.K., Ferro, S., Lammers, G., J., Overeem, S., Johansen, K., Kramarz, P., Bonhoeffer, J., Sturkenboom, M.C.J.M.
Guide to public health measures to reduce the impact of influenza pandemics in Europe – ‘The ECDC Menu’
This document presents a menu of possible public measures to be taken during influenza pandemics, giving public health and scientific information on what is known or can be said about their likely effectiveness, costs (direct and indirect), acceptability, public expectations and other more practical considerations. The ‘ECDC Menu’ aims to help EU Member States and institutions, individually or collectively, decide which measures they will apply.
Factsheet about seasonal influenza
Seasonal influenza is a preventable infectious disease with mostly respiratory symptoms. It is caused by influenza virus and is easily transmitted, predominantly via the droplet and contact routes and by indirect spread from respiratory secretions on hands, tissues, etc. Additionally, aerosol transmission plays a part in influenza virus transmission.