Zoonotic influenza - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018
No human cases of avian influenza were reported in the EU/EEA. Only two human A(H7N9) infections were reported from China, a significant decrease compared with 2017. Sporadic human cases of avian influenza A(H5N6) and A(H9N2) were reported from China. In 2018, outbreaks and detections of highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses such as A(H5N1), A(H5N2), AH(H5N5), A(H5N6) or A(H5N8) continued to affect poultry and wild and captured birds worldwide, but on a lower scale than in 2017. Influenza viruses A(H1N2)v and A(H3N2)v of swine origin caused human cases in Australia and the United States.
Zoonotic influenza - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
No human cases of avian influenza were reported in the EU/EEA. Sporadic cases were reported from Africa and Asia.
Seasonal influenza - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017 - 2018
During the 2017–2018 season, 41 315 specimens from sentinel primary care providers were tested for influenza, 22% more than in the previous season; 49% of the specimens were positive for influenza virus (previous season: 40%).
Seasonal influenza - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016-17 season
Compared with the last three seasons, the influenza season 2016–2017 started three weeks earlier. The duration of the season was similar to previous seasons. Influenza activity started in week 46 of 2016, peaked between weeks 52/2016 and 4/2017 and returned to baseline levels in week 17/2017. In most EU/EEA countries, ILI/ARI primary care consultation rates were dominated by influenza A(H3N2), which was similar to previous seasons.
Zoonotic influenza - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016
No human cases of avian influenza were reported in the EU/EEA. Human cases of avian influenza A(H5N1) were reported from Egypt and A(H7N9) infections from mainland China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) and Taiwan.
Seasonal influenza - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015-16 season
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.
Zoonotic influenza - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
ECDC’s annual surveillance reports provide a wealth of epidemiological data to support decision-making at the national level. They are mainly intended for public health professionals and policymakers involved in disease prevention and control programmes.
Seasonal influenza - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2014-15 season
Influenza activity started in week 50/2014 and lasted until week 20/2015, as in the previous season. Compared with the previous season, nine EU/EEA countries reported higher peak ILI rates in primary care. In almost all countries, the season was dominated by influenza A(H3N2) viruses.
Zoonotic influenza- Annual Epidemiological Report for 2014
Annual Epidemiological Report for Zoonotic influenza, 2014
Respiratory tract infections - Annual epidemiological report for 2012-13
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. The respiratory tract infections chapter from the upcoming ECDC Annual Epidemiological Report 2014 is now available as a separate report and provides a snapshot of the epidemiological situation in Europe across a number of diseases.