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Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis sequence type (ST)11 infections linked to poultry products in the EU/EEA and the United Kingdom

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 14:00
Between May 2018 and December 2020, 193 human cases of Salmonella Enteritidis sequence type (ST)11 were reported in Denmark (2), Finland (4), France (33), Germany (6), Ireland (12), the Netherlands (3), Poland (5), Sweden (6), and the United Kingdom (UK) (122). One in five cases was hospitalised. One death was reported. Fifty percent of the cases were children ≤ 18 years. The most recent case was reported by the UK in December 2020.
Categories: C.D.C. (Europe)

Threat Assessment Brief: First identification of human cases of avian influenza A(H5N8) infection

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 14:00
This Threat Assessment Brief considers the risk of infection related to avian influenza A(H5N8) virus to the general population and the occupationally exposed.
Categories: C.D.C. (Europe)

Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2021

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 14:00
On 7 February 2021, an Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak was declared by the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), in the North Kivu province in the eastern part of the country.
Categories: C.D.C. (Europe)

Ebola virus disease outbreak in Guinea, 2021

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 14:00
On 14 February 2021, national authorities declared an Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the rural area of Gouéké in Nzérékoré region, Guinea. As of 18 February 2021, seven EVD cases (three confirmed and four probable) have been identified, including five deaths.
Categories: C.D.C. (Europe)

Risk assessment: SARS-CoV-2 - increased circulation of variants of concern and vaccine rollout in the EU/EEA, 14th update

Mon, 02/15/2021 - 14:00
This risk assessment provides an overall update on the COVID-19 situation in the EU/EEA, including latest data on the situation with SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern covered by previous targeted risk assessments.
Categories: C.D.C. (Europe)

Risk related to the spread of new SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern in the EU/EEA – first update

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 14:00
This risk assessment presents the latest available information on the recent emergence of three variants of concern, VOC 202012/01 identified in the United Kingdom (UK), 501Y.V2 identified in South Africa, and P.1 identified in Brazil and Japan.
Categories: C.D.C. (Europe)

Risk Assessment: Risk related to spread of new SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern in the EU/EEA

Tue, 12/29/2020 - 14:00
This risk assessment presents the latest available information on the recent emergence of two variants of potential concern, VOC 202012/01 discovered in the United Kingdom (UK) and another variant, 501.V2 identified in South Africa. It also assesses the risk of these variants of concern being introduced and spread in the EU/EEA, as well as the increased impact this would have on health systems in the coming weeks.
Categories: C.D.C. (Europe)

Threat Assessment Brief: Rapid increase of a SARS-CoV-2 variant with multiple spike protein mutations observed in the United Kingdom

Sun, 12/20/2020 - 14:00
Over the last few weeks, the United Kingdom (UK) has faced a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases in South East England, leading to enhanced epidemiological and virological investigations.
Categories: C.D.C. (Europe)

Rapid Risk Assessment: Risk of COVID-19 transmission related to the end-of-year festive season

Fri, 12/04/2020 - 14:00
This document assesses the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission to the general population and medically vulnerable individuals in the EU/EEA and the UK, from the perspective of the upcoming end-of-year festive season.
Categories: C.D.C. (Europe)

Rapid Risk Assessment: Increase in fatal cases of COVID-19 among long-term care facility residents in the EU/EEA and the UK

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 14:00
This risk assessment details the latest epidemiological data in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and the United Kingdom (UK) with a focus on older age groups and national reports of outbreaks among residents of LTCFs. All EU/EEA countries and the UK have experienced outbreaks among LTCF residents since August 2020.
Categories: C.D.C. (Europe)

Rapid Risk Assessment: Detection of new SARS-CoV-2 variants related to mink

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 14:00
This assessment considers the risk to human health posed by SARS-CoV-2 mink related variants. It is based on information available to ECDC at the time of publication and, unless otherwise stated, the assessment of risk refers to the risk that existed at the time of writing.
Categories: C.D.C. (Europe)