ECDC publishes IMD report for 2018

05 July 2022

Article: 56/2605

On 30 June 2022, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) published their annual epidemiological report for invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) in 2018. This report is based on data for 2018 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 11 March 2020. TESSy is a system for the collection, analysis and dissemination of data on communicable diseases. 

The report finds that in 2018, there were 3,233 confirmed cases of IMD, including 324 deaths, which were reported from 30 EU and EEA member states. 

Source: ECDC, 30 June 2022