Communicable disease threats report, 4 - 10 March 2018, Week 10
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 4-10 March 2018 and includes updates on seasonal influenza, malaria, measles, rubella, listeriosis, and yellow fever.
Joint Rapid Outbreak Assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Agona infections linked to infant formula
This document provides an assessment of the public health risk associated with a multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Agona associated with consumption of potentially contaminated infant formula from France.
Salmonella Agona outbreak: infant formula recall to reduce risk to public health
The widespread recall of several infant formula products made by a French processing company is likely to significantly reduce the risk of infants being infected by Salmonella Agona, according to the risk assessment published today by ECDC and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). However, as long as there are potentially contaminated products circulating, new cases may still be detected.
Communicable disease threats report, 7-13 January 2018, week 2
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 7-13 January 2018 and includes updates on influenza, measles, rubella and salmonellosis.
ECDC country visit to Spain to discuss antimicrobial resistance issues
On 15-19 February 2016 an ECDC team conducted visits and meetings to discuss AMR issues in Spain, with the overall objective of providing an evidence-based assessment of the situation in Spain. The AMR situation in Spain poses a major public health threat to the country. Antimicrobial consumption in primary care and hospitals is among the highest in the EU/EEA and infection prevention and control and environmental cleaning measures vary significantly among hospitals and units.
Salmonella Agona outbreak associated with infant formula milk
On 6 December 2017, France reported an outbreak of Salmonella Agona in infants <1 years of age linked to consumption of infant milk formula based on an epidemiological investigation. Different brands of infant formulas from the same producer in France and distributed to different countries inside and outside the EU were implicated as the vehicle of infection in this outbreak.
Communicable disease threats report, 17-23 December 2017, week 51
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 17-23 December 2017 and includes updates on dengue, chikungunya, influenza, Salomonella, measles and Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.
Communicable disease threats report, 5-11 November 2017, week 45
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 5-11 November 2017 and includes updates on measles, rubella, chikungunya, West Nile virus, Plague, monkeypox, legionnaires's disease, influenza and Marburg virus disease.
Communicable disease threats report, 29 October-4 November 2017, week 44
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 29 October-4 November 2017 and includes updates on chikungunya, Legionnaires' disease, malaria, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), influenza A(H7N9), plague, poliomyelitis, seasonal influenza and West Nile virus.