Upsurge in echovirus 30 detections in five EU/EEA countries, April to September, 2018

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Abstract

An upsurge in Echovirus 30 (E30) infections, associated with meningitis/meningoencephalitis, has been observed in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden in the period April to September 2018, compared with 2015–2017. In total, 658 E30 infections among 4,537 enterovirus infections were detected in 15 countries between January and September 2018 and affected mainly newborns and 26–45 year-olds. National public health institutes are reminded to remain vigilant and inform clinicians of the ongoing epidemic.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1800537
JournalEurosurveillance
Volume23
Issue number44
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2018

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