Monthly measles and rubella monitoring report, August 2019
The monitoring report is based on measles and rubella data from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) for 1 July 2018–30 June 2019.
Tick-borne encephalitis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
In 2017, 3 079 cases of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) were reported in EU/EEA countries, 2 550 (83%) of which were confirmed.
Zika virus disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
In 2017, the outbreak of Zika virus (ZIKV) disease in the Caribbean and the Americas (2015–2016) subsided, leading to a significant decrease in the number of travel-associated infections in EU/EEA countries.
Malaria - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
For 2017, 8 401 cases were reported in the EU/EEA, 8 393 (99.9%) of which were confirmed. Twenty-one confirmed cases were reported as acquired in the EU.
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.
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).
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).
Communicable disease threats to public health in the European Union - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018
This report covers the events and threats detected by the ECDC epidemic intelligence (EI) team in 2018 and the actions taken related to these findings.