HIV/AIDS surveillance in Europe 2015
This report, prepared jointly with the WHO Regional Office for Europe, presents data on HIV and AIDS for the whole European Region, including the EU and EEA countries.
Communicable disease threats report, 20-26 November 2016, week 47
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 20-26 November 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus and influenza.
HIV testing in Europe
The aim of the evaluation was to understand the use and impact of the 2010 HIV testing guidance in the EU/EEA, and to make recommendations for future steps by ECDC in this area, including, potentially, an updated guidance.
RRA: Invasive cardiovascular infection by Mycobacterium chimaera associated with the 3T heater-cooler system used during open-heart surgery - 1st update, 21 November 2016
In view of new evidence, ECDC has updated its rapid risk assessment on the potential risk of invasive cardiovascular infection by M. chimaera associated with the use of heater-cooler units.
Guide for Adapting ECDC Policy Briefing
The overall approach for the policy briefings is to provide information in a format that public health colleagues in the Member States can easily adapt for use with their own policymakers.
Antibiotics: be responsible
The ability of bacteria to resist the action of an antibiotic has become a recognised global problem. Antibiotic resistance severely limits the number of antibiotics available for the treatment of diseases.