Rabies - Annual Epidemiological Report 2016 [2014 data]
Three imported cases of rabies were reported in 2014. Every year, a small number of human cases is reported in Europe, either travel related or autochthonous.
Rift Valley fever - Annual Epidemiological Report 2016 [2014 data]
There were no cases of Rift Valley fever reported in EU/EEA countries in 2014.
Legionnaires’ disease - Annual Epidemiological Report 2016 [2014 data]
Annual Epidemiological Report for Legionnaires’ disease, 2014. ECDC’s annual surveillance reports provide a wealth of epidemiological data to support decision-making at the national level. They are mainly intended for public health professionals and policymakers involved in disease prevention and control programmes.
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.
Shigatoxin/verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC/VTEC) infection - AER 2016 [2014 data]
In 2014, 6 167 cases of STEC/VTEC infections were reported by 29 EU/EEA countries. Of these cases, 6 109 were confirmed cases.
Typhoid and paratyphoid fever - Annual Epidemiological Report, 2016 [2014 data]
In 2014, 934 confirmed cases were reported in 27 EU/EEA countries with an EU/EEA notification rate of 0.31 cases per 100 000. Typhoid and paratyphoid fever are relatively rare diseases in the EU/EEA, mainly acquired while travelling to countries outside of the EU/EEA, particularly South Asia.
Variant Creutzfeldt−Jakob disease - Annual Epidemiological Report 2016 [2014 data]
No new confirmed cases of variant Creutzfeldt−Jakob disease (vCJD) were reported in 2014.
Lymphogranuloma venereum - Annual Epidemiological Report 2016 [2014 data]
In 2014, 1 416 cases of LGV were reported in 21 countries.
Communicable disease threats report 25-31 Dec 2016, week 52
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 25-31 December 2016 and includes updates on polio, influenza A(H7N9) in China and Zika virus.