Communicable disease threats report, 11-17 August 2019, week 33
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period from 11 to 17 August 2019 and includes updates on Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, chikungunya virus disease and dengue, monitoring environmental sustainability of Vibrio growth in the Baltic Sea, the mass gathering of the Hajj in Saudi Arabia, tularaemia in Sweden and West Nile virus infection.
The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017
Cases of salmonellosis and campylobacteriosis have remained stable over the past five years, although listeriosis is on the rise. In 2017, there was an average of 100 food- and waterborne outbreaks per week.