Communicable disease threats report, 11 - 17 March 2018, Week 11
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 11-17 March 2018 and includes updates on seasonal influenza, dengue, measles, Borna diseas virus, hepatitis A, Lassa fever, yellow fever and malaria.
Dengue outbreak in Madeira, Portugal, March 2013
In October 2012, ECDC conducted a first mission to Madeira to set up an epidemiological surveillance system based on information supplied by Madeira’s public healthcare system.
Surveillance, prevention and control of dengue in Madeira: lessons learnt after the 2013 ECDC mission
New report provides recommendations for surveillance, prevention and control of dengue in Madeira, following the ECDC mission to Madeira in March 2013.
Dengue outbreak in Madeira, Portugal, October – November 2012
On 3 October 2012, Portugal reported two cases of autochthonous dengue virus infection in the Autonomous Region of Madeira (Portugal).
Epidemiological update: Outbreak of dengue in Madeira, Portugal, 13 February 2013
As of 3 February 2013, the Portuguese Ministry of Health has reported 2 164 cases of dengue infection from the Autonomous Region of Madeira since 3 October 2012. No deaths or cases of severe dengue have been reported. All reported cases refer to the resident population of the island.
Communicable disease threats report 3-9 February 2013, week 6
From 3 February to 9 February 2013, ECDC monitored several on-going public health threats within and outside the European Union
Epidemiological update: Outbreak of dengue in Madeira, Portugal, 13 December 2012Archived
As of 9 December 2012, the Portuguese Ministry of Health has reported 2 050 cases of dengue infection from the Autonomous Region of Madeira. During the outbreak, 121 people have been hospitalised and no deaths or cases of severe dengue have been reported. Two patients remained in hospital as of 9 December 2012.
Risk assessment: Update on autochthonous dengue cases in Madeira, Portugal
This is the first sustained transmission of dengue in the European Union since the 1920s. Autochthonous transmission is likely to continue until the end of the year when mosquito density will probably decrease.
Epidemiological update: outbreak of dengue in Madeira, Portugal, 7 November 2012Archived
As of 4 November 1 148 cases of dengue infection have been reported, of which 517 were laboratory confirmed. The case definition has been revised and an automated surveillance system has been set up with the support from ECDC. The changes that were put in place meant that additional cases were identified retrospectively.
Epidemiological update: Dengue fever outbreak, Madeira, Portugal, 52 cases confirmed and four cases in three other European countriesArchived
On 24 October 2012 the Portuguese Ministry of Public Health (Direcção-Geral da Saúde) confirmed 52 cases of dengue fever and 404 probable cases, compared to 37 confirmed and 262 probable cases in their last update of 17 October.