Communicable disease threats report, 24-30 June 2018, week 26
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 24-30 June 2018, and includes updates on Vibrio growth in the Baltic sea, polio, Ebola virus disease, West Nile Virus, and mass gathering monitoring – FIFA World Cup 2018.
Rapid risk assessment: Zika virus disease epidemic. 10th update, 4 April 2017
This is an updated assessment of the risks associated with the Zika virus epidemic in affected countries, EU Overseas Countries and Territories, and Outermost Regions and in EU Member States within continental Europe.
The extinction of dengue through natural vulnerability of its vectorsArchived
Aedes aegypti is a highly specialized mosquito species feeding predominantly on humans and breeding in artificial water holding containers in urban areas, and currently restricted to subtropical and tropical areas. Williams et al. focus on the reasons why Ae. aegypti once occurred in locations where the mosquito does not occur anymore in Australia, the more temperate drier parts of the country.