Communicable disease threats report, 30 August - 5 Sep 2015, week 36
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 30 August- 5 September 2015, and includes updates on West Nile virus, Ebola, MERS, polio, and avian influenza.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 in Ukraine, 4 September 2015
This risk assessment was triggered by two cases of paralytic poliomyelitis in children, caused by circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) in Ukraine during June and July 2015.
Outbreak of measles in Ukraine and potential for spread in the EU, 2012
A rapid risk assement on the risk of measles for visitors to Ukraine, particularly during the UEFA European Football Championship, EURO 2012, and the potential spread of infection within the EU.