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Selected Outbreaks

Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa, 2014-2015

A work of art for educating about Ebola virus disease emerges on the wall at a sports field in Monrovia, paid for by the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare. Source: Esther Hamblion/WHOIn 2014/15, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia were confronted with the largest Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in history. The risk of Ebola introduction and transmission to Germany was always considered low; nevertheless, the country was well prepared.

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EHEC O104:H4 Outbreak in Germany, 2011

EHEC O104:H4. Source: Gudrun Holland, Michael Laue/RKIFrom May to July 2011, there was a large disease outbreak characterized by haemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS) and bloody diarrhea in Germany. The outbreak was caused by enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) of the serotype O104:H4. Fenugreek sprouts were identified as most likely vehicle of infection.

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