Diphtheria - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
In 2015, 65 cases of diphtheria caused by toxigenic Corynebacterium species were reported to ECDCp
Echinococcosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
In 2015, 874 confirmed echinococcosis cases were reported in the EU/EEA. Of these, 467 cases werereported as Echinococcus granulosus, 135 as Echinococcus multilocularis, and 272 as unknown species.
Hepatitis B - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
In 2015, 30 EU/EEA Member States reported 24 573 cases of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, a crude rate of 4.7 cases per 100 000 population.
Hepatitis C - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
In 2015, 34 651 cases of hepatitis C were reported from 28 EU/EEA Member States, a crude rate of 8.6 per 100 000 population. Of the cases reported, 1.0% were classified as acute, 12.7% as chronic, 69.5% as ‘unknown’ and 16.8% were not classified.
HIV and AIDS - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
HIV infection remains a major public health concern in EU/EEA countries, with approximately 30 000new infections reported each year. In contrast, the overall number of AIDS cases has continued tosteadily decline thanks to the growing use of effective antiretroviral treatment.
Zoonotic influenza - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
No human cases of avian influenza were reported in the EU/EEA.
Seasonal influenza - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
As in previous seasons, influenza activity started in week 51/2015 and lasted until week 20/2016. Compared with previous seasons, primary care consultation rates for influenza-like illness (ILI)/acute respiratory infection (ARI) were similar in most EU/EEA countries. In almost all countries, the season was dominated by influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 viruses.
Poliomyelitis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
The WHO European Region was declared polio-free in 2002. There was neither wild-type nor vaccine-type transmission in the WHO European Region in 2015, but the risk of importation and subsequent transmission remain high in some countries.
Invasive pneumococcal disease - Annual Epidemiological Report 2015
In 2015, 21 118 confirmed cases of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) were reported to TESSy.