Leaflet for travellers on ticks, tickborne diseases and preventive measure
The leaflet for travellers provides information about ticks, the risk, prevention of tick bites, how to react in the case of a tick bite and sets out the symptoms for each of the potential tick-borne diseases. (Adaptable templates available)
Risk assessment: Outbreak of cholera in Cuba, potential risk for European travellers, 12 July 2012
This rapid risk assessment assesses the potential risk for European travellers to Cuba after an outbreak of cholera in the Granma Province of the country.
Infectious diseases among travellers and migrants in Europe, Eurotravnet 2010
Gautret, P., Cramer, J.P., Field, V., Caumes, E., Jensenius, M., Gkrania-Klotsas, E., de Vries, P.J., Grobusch, M.P., Lopez-Velez, R., Castelli, F., Schlagenhauf, P., Hervius, Askling, H., Von Sonnenburg, F., G, Lalloo, D., Loutan, L., Rapp, C., Basto, F., Santos, O'Connor, F., Weld, L., Parola, P.
Joint ECDC-EFSA rapid outbreak assessment: Outbreak of hepatitis A virus infection in residents and travellers to Italy
Since 1 January 2013 there have been 15 laboratory-confirmed cases of hepatitis A (HAV) infection reported in Germany, the Netherlands and Poland. All cases had travelled to the provinces of Trento and Bolzano in northern Italy during the exposure period.
Unusual increase in reported cases of Paratyphoid A fever among travellers returning from Cambodia, January to September 2013
Tourdjman, M., Le Hello, S., Gossner, C., Delmas, G., Tubiana, S., Fabre, L., Kerléguer, A., Tarantola, A., Fruth, A., Friesema, I., Thorstensen Bral, L., Lawrence, J., Fisher, I., Dufour, M., Weill, F. X., de Valk, H.,
Outbreak of hepatitis A virus infection in travellers returning from Egypt
Between 1 November 2012 and 30 April 2013, 15 confirmed cases of hepatitis A virus infections with subgenotype IB and identical RNA sequence, and 89 probable cases, have been reported in 14 EU/EFTA countries. All cases have a travel history to Egypt.
Rapid risk assessment - Outbreak of cholera in Cuba, potential risk for European travellers - 1st update - 18 January 2013
This updated rapid risk assessment assesses the potential risk for European travellers to Cuba after an outbreak of cholera in the Cuban province of Granma expanded to the provinces of Santiago de Cuba, Camagüey and Guantanamo.
Number of travel-associated cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported to ELDSNet, by year, 1987–2013
Legionnaires’ disease in Europe 2013 - Number of travel-associated cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported to ELDSNet, by year, 1987–2013
Unusual increase in reported cases of paratyphoid A fever among travellers returning from Cambodia
This rapid risk assessment analyses the unusual increase in the number of paratyphoid A infections in EU travellers returning from Cambodia since March 2013 with a possible persistent common source.
Communicable disease threats report, 23 July - 29 July, week 30
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 23 July - 29 July 2017 and includes updates on measles, seasonal influenza, West Nile fever, legionnaires' disease and chikungunya, dengue and Zika viruses.