Gap analysis on securing diphtheria diagnostic capacity and diphtheria antitoxin availability in the EU/EEA
This gap analysis demonstrated that there are significant gaps in diphtheria diagnostic capacity within the EU/EEA, with only six Member States fulfilling the minimum criteria in terms of surveillance, specialised laboratory diagnostics and expertise.
Communicable disease threats report, 10-16 December 2017, week 50
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 10-16 December 2017 and includes updates on diphtheria, influenza, Salmonella and cholera.
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
Communicable disease threats report, 31 May - 6 June 2015, week 23
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threat Report (CDTR) covers the period 31 May - 6 June 2015, and includes updates on diphtheria, West Nile virus, Ebola virus, MERS, Chikungunya, dengue, polio and avian influenza.
Communicable disease threats report, 7-13 June 2015, week 24
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 7-13 June 2015, and includes updates on diphtheria, West Nile virus, MERS, Ebola virus, polio, avian influenza
Rapid risk assessment: A case of diphtheria in Spain, 15 June 2015
The detection, management and public health response to the first case of diphtheria in Spain in nearly 30 years has highlighted challenges for preparedness against diphtheria in the European Union.
Rapid risk assessment: Cutaneous diphtheria among recently arrived refugees and asylum-seekers in the EU, 31 July 2015
This rapid risk assessment concludes that there is currently no indication that these cases represent a significant outbreak of diphtheria among refugees in Europe.
Communicable disease threats report, 13-19 March 2016, week 11
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 13-19 March 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, haemolytic uraemic syndrome in Romania and seasonal influenza.