Joint Rapid Outbreak Assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Agona infections linked to infant formula
This document provides an assessment of the public health risk associated with a multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Agona associated with consumption of potentially contaminated infant formula from France.
Communicable disease threats report, 7-13 January 2018, week 2
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 7-13 January 2018 and includes updates on influenza, measles, rubella and salomnellosis.
Communicable disease threats report, 31 December 2017-6 January 2018, week 1
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 31 December 2017-6 January 2018 and includes updates on hepatitis A, influenza, MERS, poliomyelitis and salomnellosis.
Avian influenza overview September – November 2017
Between 1 September and 15 November 2017, 48 A(H5N8) highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreaks in poultry holdings and 9 H5 HPAI wild bird events were reported within Europe. A second epidemic HPAI A(H5N8) wave started in Italy on the third week of July and is still ongoing on 15 November 2017.
Current Zika transmission worldwide
The information on current Zika transmission is useful to evaluate the risk for people who have recently returned from or are planning to travel to countries with active local transmission.
Zika transmission in the Caribbean
Countries and territories in the Caribbean with reported confirmed autochthonous vector-borne transmission worldwide of Zika virus infection in the past three months
Communicable disease threats report, 17-23 December 2017, week 51
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 17-23 December 2017 and includes updates on dengue, chikungunya, influenza, Salomonella, measles and Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.
Risk assessment for seasonal influenza, EU/EEA, 2017–2018
First detections indicated circulation of A(H3N2) and B/Yamagata viruses. As the former subtype dominated last season, a high proportion of the population should be protected. However, the emergence of variant strains cannot be excluded and this would increase the likelihood of severe outcomes in the elderly