West Nile fever in Europe in 2017 and previous transmission seasons
Since the beginning of the 2017 transmission season and as of 16 November 2017, EU Member States reported 203 cases: Romania (66 cases), Italy (57), Greece (48), Hungary (21), Croatia (5), Austria (4), France (1) and Bulgaria (1). Eighty-two cases were reported in neighbouring countries: Serbia (49), Turkey (5) and Israel (28).
Twenty-six deaths due to West Nile fever have been reported since the start of the transmission season: Romania (14 deaths), Greece (5), Hungary (2), Italy (1), Croatia (1), Serbia (2) and Turkey (1).
Communicable disease threats report, 12-18 November 2017, Week 46
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 12-18 November 2017 and includes updates on Legionnaires' disease, influenza, West Nile fever, chikungunya, yellow fever, plague, monkeypox, marburg virus disease, malaria and cholera.
Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in Europe: 2017
Annual report of the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net) 2017
Combined resistance to multiple antibiotics: a growing problem in the EU
On the occasion of the 10th European Antibiotic Awareness Day, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is releasing its latest EU-wide data on antibiotic resistance, as well as its guidance on prevention and control of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacter iaceae (CRE). In 2016, combined resistance to several antibiotic groups continued to increase for Escherichia coli and Acinetobacter species. This situation is of great concern as patients infected with these multidrugresistant bacteria have very limited treatment options.
It’s everyone’s responsibility to #KeepAntibioticsWorking. Join the social media campaign!
On the occasion of the 10th European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD), which will be celebrated on 18 November 2017, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is launching a social media campaign called #KeepAntibioticsWorking.