Communicable disease threats report, 17-23 September 2017, week 38
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 17-23 September 2017, and includes updates on malaria, typhoid fever, Chikungunya, legionnaires' disease and West Nile fever.
Typhoid fever outbreak linked to Rainbow gathering in Northern Italy
On 10 September 2017, French authorities reported to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) three cases of typhoid fever linked to the European Rainbow gathering that took place in Tramonti di Sopra, Friuli-Venezia Giulia region, Italy, from 23 July to 21 August 2017.
Epidemiological update: Monthly rubella monitoring, August 2017
ECDC monitors European rubella outbreaks on a monthly basis through Epidemic Intelligence. No new rubella outbreaks were detected by Epidemic Intelligence in the EU/EEA since the last monthly update. Between 1 August 2016 and 31 July 2017, 28 EU/EEA Member States reported 803 cases of rubella. Belgium and France did not report. Of the 28 reporting Member States, 25 reported rubella cases to ECDC consistently throughout the 12-month period. Germany and Spain did not report in July 2017 and Portugal not in May to July.
Epidemiological update: Monthly measles monitoring, August 2017
ECDC reports on a monthly basis the routine measles surveillance data, submitted by the 30 EU/EEA countries. In addition, ECDC monitors, through epidemic intelligence, the European and worldwide measles outbreaks and publishes them on a monthly basis in the Communicable Disease Threat Reports (CDTR). From 1 January 2016 to end July 2017, more than 17 000 measles cases were reported, with 40deaths attributed to measles (source: TESSy and Epidemic Intelligence at ECDC).
Communicable Disease Threats Report, 10-16 September 2017, week 37
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 10-16 September 2017 and includes updates on cholera, measles, rubella, Legionnaires' disease, West Nile virus, malaria, chikungunya, and typhoid fever.
Communicable Disease Threat Report, 2 - 9 September 2017, week 36
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 27 August - 2 September 2017 and includes updates on measles, MERS, West Nile fever and Chikungunya.
Sixth ESWI Influenza Conference
The ESWI Influenza Conferences are the largest European scientific conferences entirely dedicated to influenza. The 2017 conference runs 10 -13 September.