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

 

 

 

Publication

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

surveillance report -

News

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

epidemiological update -

News

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

epidemiological update -

Publication

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

surveillance report -

Publication

Rapid risk assessment: Multidrug-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis

risk assessment -

Publication

Communicable disease threats report, 9-15 December 2018, week 50

publication -

Publication

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

publication -

Publication

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

surveillance report -

Publication

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

surveillance report -

Publication

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

publication -

News

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

epidemiological update -

News

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

epidemiological update -

News

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

epidemiological update -

News

Unusual large number of West Nile virus infections in the EU/EEA and EU neighbouring countries

epidemiological update -

News

Epidemiological update - Increase in Echovirus 30 detections in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden, June to July 2018

epidemiological update -

Publication

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

risk assessment -

Publication

Rapid risk assessment: Monkeypox cases in the UK imported by travellers returning from Nigeria, 2018

risk assessment -

Publication

Rapid risk assessment: Cholera outbreak in Algeria, 2018

risk assessment -

Publication

Rapid risk assessment: Severe respiratory disease associated with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), 22nd update

risk assessment -

Publication

Rapid risk assessment: Early large increase in West Nile virus infections reported in the EU/EEA and EU neighbouring countries

risk assessment -

Data

Current Zika transmission worldwide

map -

Data

Zika transmission in South East Asia

map -

Data

West Nile fever in Europe in 2017; updated 27 October

map -

Data

West Nile fever in Europe in 2017; updated 29 September

map -

Data

West Nile fever in Europe in 2017 and previous transmission seasons

map -

News

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

news, ECDC comment -

News

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

ECDC comment -

News

​WHO recommendations for influenza virus vaccine composition for the 2017-18 northern hemisphere season

ECDC comment -

News

Taking stock: where does Europe stand in the elimination of hepatitis B and C?

ECDC comment -

News

Mutation of avian influenza A(H7N9): now highly pathogenic for poultry but risk of human-to-human transmission remains low

ECDC comment -