Rapid risk assessment: Outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) in Europe, 18 November 2016
This Rapid Risk Assessment summarises the epidemiological, virological and environmental information relating to outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza A virus subtype A(H5N8) in Europe up to 15 November 2016.
Communicable disease threats report, 6-12 November 2016, week 45
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 6-12 November 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, measles and influenza.
Systematic review on hepatitis B and C prevalence in the EU/EEA
ECDC conducted a systematic review of the literature published between 2005–2015, with the aim to estimate the prevalence of hepatitis B and C in the general population and specific population subgroups in the EU/EEA Member States. This review is an update of an earlier review covering the period 2000–2009.
Influenza virus characterisation Summary, Europe, September 2016
This surveillance report presents a summary of the influenza virus characterisation in Europe in the course of the 2015–2016 influenza season.
Communicable disease threats report, 30 Oct–5 Nov 2016, week 44
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 30 Oct–5 Nov 2016 and includes updates on influenza, poliomyelitis, Zika virus, MERS CoV, cholera, West Nile virus, and enterovirus detections in Europe.
Rapid risk assessment: Zika virus disease epidemic - 9th update, 28 October 2016
This update of ECDC’s rapid risk assessment on the Zika epidemic considers the recent epidemiological and scientific information in light of the risk to Europe and European citizens.
Communicable disease threats report, 23-29 October 2016, week 43
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 23-29 October 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, Salmonella and extensively drug-resistant TB.
Joint Rapid Outbreak Assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis phage type 8, MLVA type 2-9-7-3-2 and 2-9-6-3-2 infections, 27 October 2016
This report assesses the risk associated with this multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis PT 8 associated with two MLVA types, initially confirmed and delineated by whole genome sequencing methods.
Rapid risk assessment: Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis – multi-country cluster, Romania, 21 October 2016
This update was produced by ECDC after new information on the event background become available. The main conclusions and options for response remain unchanged from the version dated 19 October 2016.
Surgical site infections - Annual Epidemiological Report 2016 [2014 data]
Surgical site infections (SSIs) are among the most common healthcare-associated infections (HAI). They are associated with longer post-operative hospital stays, additional surgical procedures, treatment in intensive care units and higher mortality.