ECDC publishes two reports on Ebola and Marburg fevers

23 July 2019

Article: 53/2904

On 18 July 2019, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) published the annual epidemiological report on Ebola and Marburg fevers for 2017. Data for 2017 reported no cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) and Marburg haemorrhagic fever (MHF) in the EU/EEA.

Furthermore, on 19 July 2019, the EDCD published a technical report in order to provide guidance to EU/EEA public health authorities, public health professionals and healthcare practitioners for the management of persons having had contact with cases of EVD after visiting or working in an area that is affected by EVD, as well as occupational exposure to the disease.

Sources: ECDC, 18 July 2019 and 19 July 2019