Novel avian influenza A(H7N9) virus
In 2013, a novel avian influenza A(H7N9) virus was detected in patients in China and cases are still being reported. No autochthonous cases have been reported outside China. Most cases are isolated, and sporadic zoonotic transmission from poultry to humans is the most likely explanation for the outbreak..Read more about the outbreak
Highly pathogenic A(H7N9) virus mutation does not change risk to humans, concludes update rapid risk assessment
Mutation of avian influenza A(H7N9): now highly pathogenic for poultry but risk of human-to-human transmission remains low
Threats and outbreaks
Disease threats and outbreaks reports; Communicable disease threats report, Risk assessments
Surveillance and disease data
Surveillance reports and data: Disease data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas, Annual Epidemiological Reports, Surveillance reports.