Communicable disease threats report, 7 May - 13 May 2017, week 19
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 7 May - 13 May 2017 and includes updates on influenza, measles, hepatitis A, cholera, type E botulism, yellow fever and Legionnaires' disease.
- avian influenza virus
- Food- and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses Programme
- hepatitis A
- Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses Programme
- Programme on HIV, Sexually Transmitted Infections and viral Hepatitis
- public health threat
- South America
- United Arab Emirates
- Vaccine Preventable Diseases Programme
- yellow fever
- zoonotic influenza
Epidemiological update: Botulism in Germany, 8 May 2017
On 20 December 2016, ECDC and EFSA published a joint rapid outbreak assessment describing a cluster of six laboratory-confirmed German and Spanish cases of foodborne botulism caused by botulinum neurotoxin type E which occurred during November and December 2016. All of the six patients had consumed dried and salted roach, a fresh and brackish water fish (Rutilus rutilus).
Botulism - Annual Epidemiological Report, 2016 [2014 data]
Annual Epidemiological Report for Botulism, 2014. ECDC’s annual surveillance reports provide a wealth of epidemiological data to support decision-making at the national level. They are mainly intended for public health professionals and policymakers involved in disease prevention and control programmes.
Communicable disease threats report 18-24 Dec 2016, week 51
This ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report covers 18-24 December 2016 and includes updates on Salmonella Stourbridge, type E botulism, hepatitis A, tuberculosis, cholera, influenza, measles, rubella, Legionnaires' disease and the Zika virus.
Type E botulism associated with fish product consumption – Germany and Spain, 21 December 2016
This document assesses the risk to human health posed by a multi-country incident of botulism neurotoxin type E, possibly associated with consumption of a commercially-available dried and salted fish product.