Seasonal influenza - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016-17 season
Compared with the last three seasons, the influenza season 2016–2017 started three weeks earlier. The duration of the season was similar to previous seasons. Influenza activity started in week 46 of 2016, peaked between weeks 52/2016 and 4/2017 and returned to baseline levels in week 17/2017. In most EU/EEA countries, ILI/ARI primary care consultation rates were dominated by influenza A(H3N2), which was similar to previous seasons.
Zoonotic influenza - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016
No human cases of avian influenza were reported in the EU/EEA. Human cases of avian influenza A(H5N1) were reported from Egypt and A(H7N9) infections from mainland China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) and Taiwan.
Dengue fever - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
2 209 cases of dengue fever were reported in TESSy in 2015, of which 1 924 (87.1%) were confirmed.
Ebola and Marburg fevers - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
No cases of Ebola viral haemorrhagic fever and Marburg haemorrhagic fever infections were reported in EU/EEA countries in 2015.
Tick-borne encephalitis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
In 2015, 1 949 cases of tick-borne encephalitis were reported; 1 908 (98.4%) of these cases were confirmed.
Congenital toxoplasmosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
In 2015, 273 confirmed cases of congenital toxoplasmosis were reported in the EU/EEA, with France accounting for 90% of all confirmed cases due to the active screening of pregnant women.
Chikungunya fever - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
624 cases were reported in TESSy in 2015, of which 478 (76.6%) were confirmed.
Healthcare-associated infections acquired in intensive care units - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
In 2015, 11 788 (8.3%) of patients staying in an intensive care unit (ICU) for more than two days
presented with at least one ICU-acquired healthcare-associated infection (HAI) under surveillance
(pneumonia, bloodstream infection or urinary tract infection).