Rapid risk assessment: Public health risks related to communicable diseases during the hajj 2019, Saudi Arabia, 9–14 August 2019
In 2019, the hajj will take place between 9 and 14 August. The risk for EU/EEA citizens to become infected with communicable diseases during the 2019 hajj is considered low, thanks to the vaccination requirements for travelling to Makkah (Mecca) and the Saudi Arabian preparedness plans that address the management of health hazards during and after hajj.
- Food- and waterborne diseases
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Mass gathering
- Meningococcal disease
- Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus
- Public health threat
- Saudi Arabia
- Travellers' health
- Vaccine preventable diseases
- Vector-borne disease
Risk assessment: Who is at risk of measles in the EU/EEA?
A large epidemic of measles has affected the EU/EEA Member States in the past three years, with 44 074 cases reported to ECDC by 30 Member States between 1 January 2016 and 31 March 2019.
Rapid risk assessment: Risk of measles transmission in the EU/EEA
Risk of further spread and sustained transmission of measles in EU/EEA countries related to ongoing outbreaks and insufficient vaccination coverage.
Rapid risk assessment: ongoing outbreak of measles in Romania, risk of spread and epidemiological situation in EU/EEA countries, 3 March 2017
This rapid risk assessment reviews the ongoing outbreak of measles in Romania as well as the risk of spread and epidemiological situation of measles in EU/EEA countries.
Outbreak of measles in Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France, April 2015
An outbreak of measles involving 67 cases (median age 15 years) has been reported in the French region of Alsace, in the department of Haut-Rhin bordering Germany and Switzerland.
Rapid risk assessment: outbreak of measles linked to a dog show in Slovenia, 8–9 November 2014
An outbreak of measles was reported in November 2014 from Slovenia. Of the 19 measles cases reported from Nova Gorica, Slovenia, 17 had a history of visiting an international dog show which took place on 8 and 9 November 2014.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Measles on a cruise ship, Mediterranean Sea
This document assesses the risk associated with a first outbreak of measles on board a cruise ship while docked in port in Civitavecchia, Italy; it also proposes mitigation options, e.g. the containment of the disease.
Outbreak of measles in Ukraine and potential for spread in the EU, 2012
A rapid risk assement on the risk of measles for visitors to Ukraine, particularly during the UEFA European Football Championship, EURO 2012, and the potential spread of infection within the EU.