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. Latest updates

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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Risk assessment: Who is at risk of measles in the EU/EEA?

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Zika virus transmission worldwide

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Rapid Risk Assessment: Cyclone Idai - risk of communicable diseases in southern Africa

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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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Extensively drug-resistant gonorrhoea: risk of further dissemination within and across Europe

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Communicable Disease Threats Report, 28 April-4 May 2019, Week 18

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Communicable Disease Threats Report, 21–27 April 2019, week 17

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Communicable disease threats report, 7-13 April 2019, Week 15

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Communicable disease threats report, 31 March - 6 April 2019, Week 14

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Communicable disease threats report, 24-30 March 2019, week 13

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World Youth Day 2019 - information for travellers

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Epidemiological update: West Nile virus transmission season in Europe, 2018

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

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Rapid Risk Assessment: Cyclone Idai - risk of communicable diseases in southern Africa

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Zika virus transmission worldwide

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Rapid outbreak assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Poona infections linked to consumption of infant formula

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Rapid risk assessment: Outbreak of VIM-producing carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa linked to medical tourism to Mexico

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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 South East Asia

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Zika transmission in the Caribbean

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West Nile fever in Europe in 2017; updated 27 October

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West Nile fever in Europe in 2017 and previous transmission seasons

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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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WHO recommendations for influenza virus vaccine composition for the 2018-2019 Northern hemisphere season

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WHO recommendations for influenza virus vaccine composition for the 2018 southern hemisphere influenza season

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