Joint rapid risk assessment: Anthrax cases among injecting drug users, Germany, 22 June 2012
Following reports of two cases of anthrax among injecting drug users in Germany, ECDC and EMCDDA jointly prepared a rapid risk assessment.
Rapid risk assessment: Anthrax cases among injecting drug users - Germany, June-July 2012 - Update, 6 July 2012
This is an update to the joint rapid risk assessment published on 22 June 2012 by ECDC and EMCDDA on anthrax cases among injecting drug users in Germany. This is in response to a third case in Berlin. It contains information updated up to the 6 July 2012.
Risk assessment: Anthrax cases among injecting drug users Germany, June-July 2012 - Update, 13 July 2012
This is an update to the joint rapid risk assessment published on 6 July 2012 by ECDC and EMCDDA on anthrax cases among injecting drug users in Germany. This is in response to further cases in France and Denmark. It contains information updated up to the 13 July 2012.
Surveillance systems overview for 2017
- Chikungunya virus disease
- Chlamydia infection
- Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever
- Ebola haemorrhagic fever
- Hantavirus infection
- Healthcare-associated infections
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
- HIV infection
- Invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease
- Lassa fever
- Marburg haemorrhagic fever
- Meningococcal disease
- Pneumococcal disease
- Q fever
- Rift Valley fever
- Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
- Surgical site infections
- Verotoxigenic Escherichia coli infection
- West Nile virus infection
- Yellow fever
Anthrax - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016
Anthrax continues to be a rare disease in humans in Europe, with only a few cases reported every year. In 2016, two EU/EEA countries reported six laboratory-confirmed anthrax cases: Romania (5) and Spain (1). The remaining 28 reporting countries notified no cases.
Communicable disease threats report, Week 30, 19-25 July 2015
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 19-25 July 2015, and includes updates on anthrax, West Nile virus, Schistosoma haematobium, MERS, Ebola virus and polio.
Rapid Outbreak Assessment: Fatal human case of Bacillus anthracis infection and bovine meat contamination in Bulgaria, 7 August 2015
ECDC and EFSA have assessed the risk to the EU/EEA posed by a fatal human case of Bacillus anthracis infection in Bulgaria and concluded that this event represents a negligible risk to other EU/EEA countries.