Threats and outbreaks

Active threats and outbreaks

Ebola virus disease, DRC, North Kivu and Ituri
The number of cases and affected areas is increasing and it is unlikely that the outbreak will be controlled in the near future. Find out more

Measles
Large outbreaks with fatalities are ongoing in EU countries that had previously eliminated or interrupted endemic transmission. Find out more

 

 

 

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The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017

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Rapid risk assessment: Influenza-associated invasive pulmonary aspergillosis, Europe

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Communicable disease threats report, 25 November-1 December 2018, Week 48

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Communicable disease threats to public health in the European Union - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017

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Yellow fever distribution and areas of risk in Brazil, as of 28 November 2018

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Communicable disease threats report, 2-8 December 2018, week 49

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Communicable disease threats report, 25 November-1 December 2018, Week 48

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Communicable Disease Threats Report, 18-24 November 2018, week 47

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Communicable disease threats report, 11-17 November 2018, week 46

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Communicable disease threats report, 4-10 November 2018, Week 45

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Epidemiological update: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections linked to Polish eggs

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Epidemiological update: Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Epidemiological update: Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Epidemiological update: West Nile fever in Europe - Number of infections so far exceeds the total number in the previous five years

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Epidemiological update: Hepatitis A outbreak in the EU/EEA mostly affecting men who have sex with men

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Rapid risk assessment: Influenza-associated invasive pulmonary aspergillosis, Europe

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Rapid risk assessment: Multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis

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Multi-country outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes sequence type 8 infections linked to consumption of salmon products

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Rapid risk assessment: Local transmission of dengue fever in France and Spain

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Rapid risk assessment: Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo – first update

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Data

Yellow fever distribution and areas of risk in Brazil, as of 28 November 2018

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Yellow fever distribution and areas of risk in Brazil, as of 13 March 2018

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Yellow fever distribution and areas of risk in Brazil, as of 28 February 2018

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Yellow fever distribution and areas of risk in Brazil, as of 16 January 2018

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Zika transmission in the Caribbean

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OECD highlights the progress made in laboratory systems in the EU/EEA since the implementation of EULabCap

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Conclusions of the eighteenth IHR Emergency Committee do not change the ECDC risk assessment for Europe concerning polio

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ECDC comment: European Commission updates communicable disease surveillance list - Lyme neuroborreliosis now under EU/EEA surveillance

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The benefits of HIV treatment: undetectable means you do not pass on the virus

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Statement of the Seventeenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus, 10 May 2018

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