ECDC publishes epidemiological reports for 2017 and 2016

25 June 2019

Article: 53/2504

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has published 2017 annual epidemiological reports for: 

  • Brucellosis - in 2017, 381 confirmed brucellosis cases were reported in the EU/EEA. 
  • Diphtheria - 39 cases of diphtheria due to toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae or C. ulcerans were reported in 2017.

In addition, ECDC has published a 2016 epidemiological report for: 

  • Congenital toxoplasmosis - in 2016, 242 confirmed cases of congenital toxoplasmosis were reported in the EU/EEA, with France accounting for 81% of all confirmed cases due to the active screening of pregnant women.

Source: ECDC, 19 June 2019