Rapid risk assessment: Risk related to the use of ‘do-it-yourself' CRISPR-associated gene engineering kit contaminated with pathogenic bacteria
On 24 March 2017, the German authorities reported the contamination of a ‘do-it-yourself’ bacterial gene engineering CRISPR kit produced in the US. This publication assesses the risk related to the use of ‘do-it-yourself’ CRISPR-associated gene engineering kit contaminated with pathogenic bacteria.
Rapid risk assessment: Cyclospora infections in European travellers returning from Mexico - 21 July 2017
Assessment of the prolonged outbreak of Cyclospora infections in Mexico which has been affecting European travellers for at least three consecutive years.
Communicable disease threats report, 16-22 November 2014, week 47
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report covers the period 16-22 November 2014, and includes updates on West Nile virus, influenza, Legionnaires' disease, chikungunya, avian influenza, Ebola virus, polio and MERS.
- Chikungunya virus disease
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Ebola haemorrhagic fever
- Influenza in humans, seasonal
- Legionnaires’ disease
- Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus
- Public health threat
- United States
- West Nile virus infection
- Western Africa
Communicable disease threats report, 9-15 April 2017, week 15
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 9-15 April 2017 and includes updates on hepatitis A, influenza, MDR TB, measles, yellow fever, Zika, dengue and Chikungunya.