Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Senftenberg ST14 infections possibly linked to cherry-like tomatoes
Since August 2022, cases of Salmonella Senftenberg have been identified in 13 countries worldwide. Case interviews suggest cherry-like tomatoes as a possible vehicle of infection.
Campylobacteriosis and salmonellosis still below pre-pandemic levels - West Nile virus infections on the rise
Campylobacteriosis and salmonellosis were the most frequently reported zoonotic diseases in humans in the EU in 2022. For West Nile virus, an increase of the number of infections was observed.
In a series of reports released by ECDC, a concerning rise in sexually transmitted infections (STIs) across Europe has been revealed indicating troubling trends and significant public health implications.
Countering chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear incidents through intersectoral cooperation: an interview with Cornelius Bartels
We talked to Cornelius Bartels after a three-day training on bio-risk awareness and mitigation organised by ECDC, the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol), Georgia’s National Centre for Disease Control and Public Health, and Georgia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs.
The 2023 annual meeting of the National ECDC Correspondents in the Western Balkans and Türkiye took place on 5 – 6 December in Tirana, Albania.
An outbreak of mpox is ongoing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), with 12 569 cases reported between 1 January and 12 November 2023.
On 23 November 2023, ECDC organised the first face-to-face MediPIET Alumni Network meeting, which took place during the annual European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ESCAIDE) in Barcelona, Spain.
ECDC, Europol, NCDC and Georgia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs organises training on biorisk awareness and mitigation
On 28–30 November 2023, ECDC, organised a three-day training on how to strengthen preparedness and response to biological threats.
Every year World AIDS Day is marked on the 1st of December. Beginning in 1988 as the first-ever international day for global health, it is now in its 35th year.
The eighth ‘Exchange of Experts’ programme visit for public health experts from the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) partner countries took place on 28 and 29 November 2023 at the Public Health Agency of Sweden.
No time to waste: to tackle its HIV epidemic, the European region must urgently increase testing and address persistent stigma
With more than 2.4 million people diagnosed, yet many others unaware of their status, critical action is needed.
ECDC is looking for expressions of interest from European learned societies and professional associations to sponsor their members to participate in the ECDC Observership.
World AIDS Day 2023 marks a milestone in the ongoing global effort to combat HIV/AIDS.
A joint study of the National Public Health Organization in Greece (NPHO) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) conducted in 15 Greek hospitals in 2022 sheds light on the rapid spread of carbapenemase-producing, highly drug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae sequence type (ST) 39, following its initial documentation in a European-wide genomic survey in 2019.
European Immunization Week (EIW) is celebrated across the European Region every April to raise awareness of the importance of immunisation for people’s health and well-being.
EUPHEM is celebrating 15 years of providing state-of-the-art training in public health microbiology and enabling its fellows to apply microbiological and epidemiological methods to a wide range of public health problems in Europe.
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has previously raised the alarm on the increasing threat of antimicrobial resistance, estimating that over 35 000 people die annually from infections resistant to antibiotics in the European Union (EU), Iceland, and Norway.
The seventh ‘Exchange of Experts’ programme meeting for European Neighbourhood Policy partner countries took place on 14-15 November 2023 at Statens Serum Institut in Copenhagen, Denmark.