Communicable disease threats report, 26 August-1 September 2018, week 35
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 26 August-1 September 2018, and includes updates on Vibrio growth in the Baltic Sea, West Nile virus, Ebola virus disease, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and cholera in Algeria..
ECDC country visit to Romania to discuss antimicrobial resistance issues
An ECDC team conducted visits and meetings to discuss AMR issues in Romania with the overall objective of providing an evidence-based assessment of the situation in Romania regarding prevention and control of AMR through prudent use of antibiotics and infection control.
Cross-border outbreak of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis linked to a university in Romania
Popovici, O., Monk, P., Chemtob, D., Chiotan, D., Freidlin, P.J., Groenheit, R., Haanperä, M., Homorodean, D., Mansjö, M., Robinson, E., Rorman, E., Smith, G., Soini, H., Van Der Werf, M.J.
Epidemiological update: Measles - monitoring European outbreaks, 21 April 2017
A measles outbreak in Romania has been ongoing since February 2016 and cases continue to be reported despite ongoing response measures that have been implemented at national level through reinforced vaccination activities. Between 1 January 2016 and 14 April 2017, Romania reported 4 793 cases. In 2016, a number of EU/EEA countries reported measles outbreaks, and an increase in the number of cases continues to be observed in 2017. Some previous and ongoing measles outbreaks in other EU countries have been epidemiologically linked to the current outbreak in Romania.
Epidemiological update: ongoing measles outbreak in Romania, 9 March 2017
An ongoing measles outbreak in Romania since February 2016 continuously see increase in number of cases reported despite having implemented, and continuously undertaking, response measures at national level through reinforced vaccination activities.
Rapid risk assessment: ongoing outbreak of measles in Romania, risk of spread and epidemiological situation in EU/EEA countries, 3 March 2017
This rapid risk assessment reviews the ongoing outbreak of measles in Romania as well as the risk of spread and epidemiological situation of measles in EU/EEA countries.
Communicable disease threats report, 26 February - 4 March 2017, week 9
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 26 February to 4 March 2017 and includes updates on cholera, hepatitis A in MSM, yellow fever and seasonal influenza.
Exploring opportunities for support in healthcare-associated infections (HAI) – Romania, 4–7 July 2016
This mission report contains details of a visit to Romania by a team of multidisciplinary experts from ECDC and Norway, and the follow-up proposals.