European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology 2018
The European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ESCAIDE) is an annual three-day scientific conference, open to the wider communicable disease surveillance community.
Handbook on designing and implementing an immunisation information system
The handbook collates guiding principles and good practices from all aspects of immunisation information systems; from development to implementation.
ECDC launches handbook on the design and implementation of immunisation information systems
This handbook proposes strategies that build on the experiences of immunisation information system (IIS) experts; provides case studies from actual programmes to highlight particular aspects of IIS practice, including functionalities, benefits, challenges, and implementation.
Epidemiological update: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to Polish eggs
Since the joint ECDC-EFSA rapid outbreak assessment ’Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to Polish eggs’ published on 12 December 2017, 15 EU/EEA countries (Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden and United Kingdom) have reported 336 confirmed, 94 probable and 3 new historical-confirmed cases associated with this ongoing multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis in the EU/EEA. In the same period, seven historical probable cases were reclassified as excluded.
Retrospective surveillance and enhanced case-finding of congenital rubella syndrome cases
The generic protocol presented in this document was developed for ECDC by fellows of the EPIET programme to provide EU/EEA Member States with an adaptable tool to estimate the incidence of congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) cases in their countries.
Communicable disease threats report, 11-17 November 2018, week 46
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period from 11-17 November 2018 and includes updates on West Nile virus, Ebola virus disease and influenza.
West Nile fever in Europe in 2018 - human cases, updated 16 November
Between 9 and 15 November 2018, EU Member States reported two human West Nile virus (WNV) infections in France (1) and Romania (1). The most recent onset dates are from week 43 (22 to 28 October). EU neighbouring countries reported 23 cases in Israel (18) and Serbia (5).
West Nile fever in Europe in 2018 - human and equine cases; updated 16 November
Between 9 and 15 November 2018, EU Member States reported two human West Nile virus (WNV) infections in France (1) and Romania (1). In the same week, three outbreaks among equids were reported by Austria (1), Hungary (1) and Italy (1).