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Rapid risk and outbreak assessments

Outbreak of yellow fever in Brazil
Date of publication: 14 April 2017

Brazil has been experiencing a yellow fever outbreak since January 2017 and WHO has recently updated vaccination requirements and recommendations for international travellers accordingly. This risk assessment contains updated advice to travellers and health professionals and the latest information on the epidemiological situation in Brazil, with details of the States affected and the measures being taken.

 First update available from the ECDC website


Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in migrants (MDR TB), multi-country cluster
Date of publication: 13 April 2017

A multi-country cluster of MDR TB has been delineated by whole genome sequencing (WGS) involving 28 migrants recently having arrived from countries in the Horn of Africa. This risk assessment identifies migration routes and countries of origin of migrants, and offers options for response.

 Third update available from the ECDC website


Zika virus disease epidemic
Date of publication: 4 April 2017

Since the last rapid risk assessment in October 2016, the Zika virus epidemic is showing signs of a significant slow-down in the Americas and the Caribbean. Despite this, the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) Member States should continue to consider a range of options for risk reduction. ECDC continues to monitor new scientific evidence and is updating the assessment of the risk and options for response accordingly.

 Tenth update available from the ECDC website
Technical reports

EU Laboratory Capability Monitoring System (EULabCap): report on 2015 survey of EU/EEA country capabilities and capacities
Date of publication: 28 April 2017

In line with the ECDC public health microbiology strategy (2012-2016), ECDC has developed the EULabCap system for monitoring key public health microbiology capabilities and capacity for EU surveillance and epidemic preparedness. This report aims to help policymakers identify possible areas for action and to evaluate the impact of capacity strengthening activities and health system reforms.

 Available from the ECDC website

Immunisation information systems in the EU and EEA – results of a survey on implementation and system characteristics
Date of publication: 26 April 2017

This report presents findings of a survey conducted by ECDC across EU/EEA countries that assessed the level of implementation and functionality of IIS, as well as challenges faced during implementation and design. The survey aimed to gather and share knowledge about IIS in the EU/EEA in order to build consensus on the characteristics of an optimal system, and describe differences in core functionalities.

 Available from the ECDC website

Catalogue of interventions addressing vaccine hesitancy
Date of publication: 25 April 2017

This catalogue provides tools and resources to support EU/EEA countries in addressing the challenging issue of vaccine hesitancy. It provides examples of practices that can serve as a resource for other countries. The project was developed in the context of ECDC’s support for EU/EEA Member States in prevention and control of vaccine-preventable diseases, including effective communication to promote immunisation.

 Available from the ECDC website

Economic evaluations of interventions to prevent healthcare-associated infections – literature review
Date of publication: 19 April 2017

This literature review of the evaluations of interventions to prevent healthcare-associated infections (HAI) aims to assist decision-makers. This is done by identifying and summarising existing economic evaluations and cost-effectiveness analyses associated with the control and/or prevention of HAI, and intends to establish general assumptions that are desirable for a cost-effective European framework.

 Available from the ECDC website
Special reports

Monitoring implementation of the Dublin Declaration on partnership to fight HIV/AIDS in Europe and Central Asia: 2017 progress report
Date of publication: 26 April 2017

Since 2009, ECDC has been responsible for monitoring the implementation of the Dublin Declaration. These reports draw on 2015 surveillance data reported to ECDC and the WHO Regional Office for Europe, plus 2016 Dublin Declaration monitoring data reported to ECDC by 48 countries.

 HIV and men who have sex with men – Available from the ECDC website
 Continuum of HIV care – Available from the ECDC website
 HIV testing – Available from the ECDC website
 HIV and migrants – Available from the ECDC website
 HIV and treatment – Available from the ECDC website
Technical document

European surveillance of Clostridium difficile infections – surveillance protocol version 2.3
Date of publication: 21 April 2017

ECDC publishes a protocol developed for the surveillance of Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) to address the lack of standardised surveillance of CDI in EU Member States. This updated protocol prescribes the methodology, and provides the data collection tools required to achieve the objectives of European surveillance of CDIs. This technical document is an update version 2.2, published in November 2016.

 Available from the ECDC website

Surveillance reports

Measles and rubella monitoring, January 2017
Date of publication: 24 April 2017

The ECDC measles and rubella monitoring report is published twice a year. The January issue reports on the previous calendar year, while the July issue focuses on the most recent measles and rubella season and presents the data collected over the past 12 months. Visualised measles and rubella data are available online through the related pages of the ECDC Surveillance Atlas of Infectious Diseases, updated monthly. In addition, ECDC produces monthly high-resolution measles maps.

 Available from the ECDC website

Annual Epidemiological Report series on communicable diseases in Europe
Date of publication: released as new disease chapters become available

The Annual Epidemiological Report series on communicable diseases in Europe provides a comprehensive summary of surveillance data for EU/EEA countries. It is mainly intended for public health professionals and policymakers involved in infectious disease prevention and control. The ‘Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015’ contains data collected by EU/EEA countries in 2015.

 All disease chapters and summary for 2014 on the ECDC website
 Chapter on the seasonal influenza surveillance report for 2015-2016 on the ECDC website

ECDC communicable disease threats report
Date of publication: every Friday

The ECDC communicable disease threats report is a weekly bulletin intended for epidemiologists and health professionals in the area of communicable disease prevention and control. Summarising information gathered by ECDC through its epidemic intelligence activities regarding communicable disease threats of concern to the European Union, it also provides updates on the global situation and changes in the epidemiology of communicable diseases with potential to affect Europe, including diseases that are the focus of eradication efforts.

 Available from the ECDC website
Scientific peer-reviewed publications

Publications by ECDC staff in scientific journals
Updated: September 2016

The full list of all scientific peer-reviewed publications produced by ECDC staff on behalf of the Centre for the period January 2005 – March 2016 is available on the ECDC website.

 Available from the ECDC website