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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Multi-country cluster of Listeria monocytogenes ST1247 in five EU countries

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

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Rapid risk assessment: Rift Valley fever outbreak in Mayotte, France

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

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Communicable disease threats report, 17-23 March 2019, week 12

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Communicable disease threats report, 10-16 March 2019, Week 11

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Communicable disease threats report, 3-9 March 2019, week 10

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Communicable disease threats report, 24 February-2 March 2019, week 9

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

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

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

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Rapid risk assessment: Rift Valley fever outbreak in Mayotte, France

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

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

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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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West Nile fever in Europe in 2017; updated 29 September

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West Nile fever in Europe in 2017; updated 22 September

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West Nile fever in Europe in 2017 and previous transmission seasons

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West Nile fever in Europe in 2017 and previous transmission seasons

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West Nile fever in Europe in 2017; updated 25 August

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

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

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

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WHO statement: 12th meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations Emergency (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus

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Recent scientific findings based on literature reviewed after the ninth update of the ECDC Rapid Risk Assessment on Zika virus infection (19 October to 27 January 2017)

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