Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers annual epidemiological report for 2017

13 October 2020

Article: 54/4102

On 7 October 2020, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) published its annual epidemiological report for typhoid and paratyphoid for 2017.

Typhoid and paratyphoid fevers are relatively rare in the EU/EEA and are mainly acquired during travel to countries outside of Europe, particularly in south Asia. In 2017, 22 EU/EEA countries reported a total of 1,098 cases.

Source: ECDC, 7 October 2020