Communicable disease threats report, 9-15 April 2017, week 15
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 9-15 April 2017 and includes updates on hepatitis A, influenza, MDR TB, measles, yellow fever, Zika, dengue and Chikungunya.
Responses to HIV and migration in western industrialised countries: current challenges, promising practices, future directions
This report summarises the discussion and outcomes of a special satellite session at the 19th International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC, on 22 July 2012.
Treatment as prevention: U.S. CDC introduces clinical guidance on pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published clinical practice guidelines on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for the prevention of HIV. In EU, most countries lack implementation data and formal licensure and guidelines.
Risk assessment of HTLV-I/II transmission by tissue/cell transplantation
Following a request from the European Commission in August 2010, ECDC assessed the epidemiological history of Human T-lymphotropic Virus (HTLV) across the world, possible risks of HTLV transmission through transplantation of human tissues and cells, and possible measures to prevent such transmission.