Expert opinion on rotavirus vaccination in infancy
ECDC has published an Expert Opinion on rotavirus vaccination in infancy. The paper provides EU/EEA Member States with relevant scientific information on burden of rotavirus disease, vaccine effectiveness and safety, and cost-effectiveness studies to support the decision-making process on the possible introduction of routine vaccination of children against rotavirus gastroenteritis.
Assessment of infection control, hospital hygiene capacity and training needs in the European Union
This technical report describes the results of the 2014 survey on the evolution of infection control and hospital hygiene capacity and training in Europe.
Influenza virus characterisation, Summary Europe, July 2017
In the course of the 2016–17 influenza season, nearly 146 000 influenza detections have been reported across the WHO European Region.
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
Current Zika virus transmission - List of countries: ECDC adaptation of WHO's Zika virus country classification scheme
A revised scheme has been developed by WHO, in collaboration with the US CDC and ECDC, to categorise the epidemiological profile of vector-borne Zika virus transmission in countries and territories.
Communicable disease threats report, 27 August - 2 September 2017, week 35
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 27 August - 2 September 2017 and includes updates on measles, West Nile fever, Chikungunya and MERS.