Infectious diseases

Infection is the invasion of a host organism's bodily tissues by disease-causing organisms, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to these organisms and the toxins they produce.[1] Infectious diseases, also known as transmissible diseases orcommunicable diseases, comprise clinically evident illness (i.e., characteristic medical signs and/or symptoms of disease) resulting from the infection, presence and growth of pathogenic biological agents in an individual host organism.

Summary of public health threats, CDTR week 44, 201503 Nov 2015

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals about active public health threats. This issue covers the period 18-24 October 2015, and includes updates on MERS, Ebola virus disease and Influenza A(H7N9).-- Delivered by Feed43... more

Field of Interest: Infectious diseases
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Summary of public health threats, CDTR week 43, 201526 Oct 2015

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals about active public health threats. This issue covers the period 18-24 October 2015, and includes updates on MERS, Ebola virus disease and Influenza A(H7N9).-- Delivered by Feed43... more

Field of Interest: Infectious diseases
Type: News Item

Summary of public health threats, CDTR week 40, 201505 Oct 2015

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals about active public health threats. This issue covers the period 27 September to 3 October 2015, and includes updates on West Nile virus, measles, MERS and Ebola virus disease.--... more

Field of Interest: Infectious diseases
Type: News Item

Summary of Public health threats, CDTR week 39/201529 Sep 2015

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals about active public health threats. This issue covers the period 20-26 September 2015 and includes updates on West Nile fever, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and Middle East... more

Field of Interest: Infectious diseases
Type: News Item

Summary of Public health threats, CDTR week 38/201521 Sep 2015

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals about active public health threats. This issue covers the period 13 to 19 September 2015 and includes updates on West Nile fever, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and MERS.--... more

Field of Interest: Infectious diseases
Type: News Item

Summary of public health threats, CDTR week 36/201507 Sep 2015

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals about active public health threats. This issue covers the period 30 August to 5 September 2015 and includes updates on an outbreak of vaccine-derived poliovirus in Ukraine, Ebola... more

Field of Interest: Infectious diseases
Type: News Item

Summary of public health threats, CDTR week 31/201503 Aug 2015

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals about active public health threats. This issue covers the period 26 July to 1 August 2015 and includes updates on a fatal case of anthrax following animal exposure in Bulgaria,... more

Field of Interest: Infectious diseases
Type: News Item

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