Epidemiological update: autochthonous cases of chikungunya fever in the Caribbean region, 4 January 2014
An outbreak of chikungunya in the Caribbean region was reported from the French part of the island of Saint Martin on 5 December 2013.
Expert consultation on guidelines for the surveillance of invasive mosquitoes
Communicable disease threats report, 20-26 May 2012, week 21
The ECDC communicable disease threats report is a weekly bulletin intended for epidemiologists and health professionals in the area of communicable disease prevention and control.
Communicable disease threats report, 27 May - 2 June 2012, week 22
A rabies case in the United Kingdom, a travel-associated cluster of Legionellosis and the European measles outbreaks are in focus.
Communicable disease threats report, 3-9 June, week 23
From 8 June, the CDTR includes a section on threats related to the UEFA Euro 2012. It contains information gathered through epidemic intelligence activities concerning health events or public health measures relevant for the football tournament. The information is classified regarding host countries, other participating countries and other bordering countries.
Communicable disease threats report, 10-16 June 2012, week 24
During the week 10 – 16 June, an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Scotland, a case of anthrax in an injecting drug user and a measles outbreak in Poland are in focus.
Communicable disease threats report, 17-23 June 2012, week 25
Communicable disease threats report, 24-30 June, week 26
Communicable disease threats report, 1-7 July 2012, week 27
On 4 July 2012, Germany reported a third case where an injecting drug user had died of anthrax. This last case is of cutaneus anthrax. Microbiological investigations suggest that the strain in the first 2012 cases is identical or almost identical to the strain from the 2009-2010 cases.