Annual epidemiological reports for congenital toxoplasmosis and yersiniosis

12 November 2019

Article: 53/4504

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has published two reports in its series of annual epidemiological reports on communicable diseases in Europe. 

  • Congenital toxoplasmosis annual report for 2017 reported 194 confirmed cases of congenital toxoplasmosis were reported in the EU/EEA, with France accounting for 79% of all confirmed cases due to active screening of pregnant women. 
  • Yersiniosis annual report for 2018 reported 7,204 confirmed yersiniosis cases in 29 countries in the EU/EEA, with the highest rates reported by Finland, Belgium and the Czech Republic. 

Source: ECDC, 7 November 2019