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Despite downward trend, at-risk groups prevent elimination of TB in Europe

In the wake of World TB Day, recently released data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and WHO/Europe show a surprising number of Europeans developed tuberculosis during 2014. Read More »

New Ebola group found in Guinea

Scientists recently discovered a new cluster of the Ebola virus in Guinea, as there were three unexplained deaths in Korokpara village, located in N’Zerekore prefecture, during the last few seeks. Read More »

EU officials offer mid-season flu assessment

A mid-seasonal influenza risk assessment shows that type A viruses, especially A(H1N1)pdm09, are the dominant strains for European Union countries this year. Read More »

European health officials release Ebola update

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control recently provided an update on the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa while pointing out the importance of maintaining surveillance and immediate response abilities in the countries originally affected by the virus. The center said that as of Nov. 18, there had been 28,598 cases of Ebola virus disease related to the outbreak. Read More »

European officials release epidemiological data about Zika virus

A recent epidemiological update from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) shows that the outbreaks of Zika virus and its related complications may be connected to infections of the virus. Read More »

Avian influenza detected in France

The European Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC) recently released a rapid risk assessment because of avian influenza subtype H5, which has been detected in a flock of domestic birds in France. Read More »

Influenza virus identified in European Union nations

Researchers have been working hard to identify and characterize various virus and influenza strains to make better vaccines to protect people more effectively. Read More »

Migrants arriving in E.U. increase risk of spreading disease

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control recently reported that the arrival of migrants in the European Union increases the risk of importing and spreading malaria as well as other vector-borne illnesses. Read More »

ECDC provides update on Ebola risk in Europe

The European Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a new rapid risk assessment concerning the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa, which serves to reassess the chance of importing Ebola to the European Union.  Read More »

ECDC studies reasons for vaccine hesitancy

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control recently released a report with evidence to help health professionals better understand the vaccine hesitancy within the E.U./European Economic Area nations. Read More »

New ECDC modeling tool used to predict HIV incidence

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) recently developed its HIV Modeling Tool to determine how many people are contracting HIV, how many infections are missed or never reported, and how many should receive treatment. Read More »

European health officials review response to current HIV epidemic

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) recently published a report that explains how countries in Europe have responded to the current HIV epidemic that started in 2004. Read More »

Hepatitis B and C tests can save lives

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said Monday that approximately 50,000 people are diagnosed with hepatitis B and C each year, potentially saving their lives, but millions remain unaware that they have hepatitis B and C infections. Read More »

360,000 TB cases reported in Europe in 2013

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and World Health Organization/Europe announced that 1,000 people in Europe contracted tuberculosis (TB) each day in 2013, amounting to 360,000 Europeans. Read More »