Pertussis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
In 2017, 42 242 cases of pertussis were reported in EU/EEA countries. Five countries (Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the UK) accounted for 76% of all notified cases.
External quality assessment for the detection of Bordetella pertussis by PCR, 2018
This report presents the results of the second European Pertussis Laboratory Surveillance Network (EUPert-LabNet) EQA scheme for Bordetella pertussis PCR funded by ECDC on behalf of EUPert-LabNet. The EQA study was conducted between February and March 2018.
Pertussis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016
In 2016, 48 446 cases of pertussis were reported in 30 EU/EEA countries.
External quality assessment scheme for Bordetella pertussis serology 2016
This external quality assessment (EQA) to assess the ability of national reference laboratories from EU/EEA Member States to correctly perform laboratory serodiagnostic tests for pertussis was a collaborative study organised from February to April 2016.
Pertussis - Annual Epidemiological Report 2015
In 2015, 40 195 cases of pertussis were reported by 29 EU/EEA countries.
Pertussis - Annual Epidemiological Report 2016 [2014 data]
In 2014, 40 727 cases of pertussis were reported to TESSy by 29 EU/EEA countries. The notification rate was 9.1 cases per 100 000 population, higher than in 2013, but lower than in the epidemic year of 2012.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Shortage of acellular pertussis-containing vaccines and impact on immunisation programmes in the EU/EEA - 1st update, 3 February 2016
This Rapid Risk Assessment focuses on acellular pertussis-containing combination vaccines used in national vaccination programmes in the EU/EEA Member States.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Shortage of acellular pertussis-containing vaccines and impact on immunisation programmes in the EU/EEA, 13 October 2015
Early in 2015, a shortage of acellular pertussis-containing vaccines was brought to the attention of ECDC. This risk assessment provides a detailed list of mitigation options available to Member States.
Vaccine-preventable diseases - Annual epidemiological report 2014 [2012 data]
The Annual Epidemiological Report 2014 gives an overview of the epidemiology of communicable diseases of public health significance in Europe, drawn from surveillance information on the 52 communicable diseases and health issues for which surveillance is mandatory in the European Union and European Economic Area countries.
Expert consultation on pertussis
This report presents the outcomes of a technical workshop, organised by ECDC, to seek a consensus on a common strategy to reduce the public health burden caused by pertussis in the EU/EEA countries.