Investigation and public health management of people with possible Ebola virus disease infection
This document aims to provide guidance to EU/EEA public health authorities, public health professionals and healthcare practitioners for the management of persons having had contact with cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) after visiting or working in an area that is affected by EVD; also covered is occupational exposure to the disease.
Monthly measles and rubella monitoring report July 2019
The monitoring report is based on measles and rubella data from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) for 1 June 2018 to 31 May 2019.
Communicable disease threats report, 14-20 July 2019, week 29
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period from 14-20 July 2019 and includes updates on chikungunya virus disease and dengue, measles, Ebola virus disease, monitoring the environmental sustainability of Vibrio growth in the Baltic Sea and West Nile virus infection.
Rapid risk assessment: Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo – fifth update
This is the fifth update of a rapid risk assessment originally produced on 9 August 2018. This rapid risk assessment addresses the potential public health impact of Ebola virus disease for EU/EEA countries and assesses the likelihood of international expansion.
Ebola and Marburg fevers - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
For 2017, no cases of Ebola virus disease and Marburg haemorrhagic fever were reported in the EU/EEA.
Influenza virus characterisation, summary Europe, June 2019
This is the eighth report for the 2018–19 influenza season. As of week 25/2019, 205 167 influenza detections across the WHO European Region had been reported. Detections were 98.9% type A viruses, with A(H1N1)pdm09 prevailing over A(H3N2), and 1.1% type B viruses, with 85 (58%) of 146 ascribed to a lineage being B/Yamagata-lineage.
Hantavirus infection - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
In 2017, 21 countries reported 4 239 cases of hantavirus infection (0.8 cases per 100 000 population). Two countries, Finland and Germany, accounted for 70.1% of all reported cases. In the absence of a licensed vaccine, prevention mainly relies on rodent control, avoidance of contact and properly cleaning and disinfecting areas contaminated by rodent excreta (urine, saliva or droppings).
ECDC Fellowship Programme Manual - Cohort 2020
This manual provides a detailed overview of the ECDC Fellowship Programme’s intended learning outcomes, training activities (modules, field and international assignments), supervision and coordination of the training course. The intended audiences of the manual are the applicants and fellows of Cohort 2020, training site supervisors, and the Scientific Coordinators.
Call for application for fellows in the ECDC Fellowship Programme EPIET and EUPHEM paths, EU-track (ECDC/Cohort 2019(2020-2022)-EPIET/EUPHEM)
Candidates are invited to apply for a post as a fellow in the ECDC Fellowship Programme, the Intervention Epidemiology path (EPIET) and/or Public Health Microbiology path (EUPHEM), EU-track, which is managed by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
Tularaemia - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
For 2017, 447 cases of tularaemia were reported by 18 countries in the EU/EEA, 413 (92%) of which were confirmed. As in previous years, the proportion of cases among males was higher in all age groups, with a male-to-female ratio of 2.1:1. Notification rates in men and women increased with age (except for the age group ≥65 years). The highest rate was observed in men in the age group 45–64 years (0.2 cases per 100 000 population).