World Hepatitis Day 2018
On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day, ECDC launched online prevalence database for hepatitis B and C which included data mainly based on peer-reviewed cross sectional studies from 2006 onwards.
Hepatitis B/C in the countries of the EU/EEA: A systematic review of the prevalence among at-risk groups
Falla, A.M., Hofstraat, S.H.I., Duffell, E., Hahné, S.J.M., Tavoschi, L., Veldhuijzen, I.K.
Estimating the scale of chronic hepatitis C virus infection in the EU/EEA: A focus on migrants from anti-HCV endemic countries
Falla, A.M., Ahmad, A.A., Duffell, E., Noori, T., Veldhuijzen, I.K.
Estimating the scale of chronic hepatitis B virus infection among migrants in EU/EEA countries
Ahmad, A.A., Falla, A.M., Duffell, E., Noori, T., Bechini, A., Reintjes, R., Veldhuijzen, I.K.
How close are countries of the WHO European Region to achieving the goal of vaccinating 75% of key risk groups against influenza? Results from national surveys on seasonal influenza vaccination programmes, 2008/2009 to 2014/2015
Jorgensen, P., Mereckiene, J., Cotter, S., Johansen, K., Tsolova, S., Brown, C.
ECDC: around 9 million Europeans are affected by chronic hepatitis B or C
An estimated 4.7 million Europeans are living with chronic hepatitis B and almost 4 million (3.9) with chronic hepatitis C infection. However, large numbers of them are not even aware of their infection as they have not yet been tested and diagnosed.