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Denmark has eliminated measles

20 September 2017

Men who have sex with men as well as immigrants who have become infected with HIV through heterosexual contact prior to their arrival to Denmark continued to comprise the largest transmission groups among newly no-tified HIV cases.

Notified HIV cases in 2016 are in line with the previous year

13 September 2017

Men who have sex with men as well as immigrants who have become infected with HIV through heterosexual contact prior to their arrival to Denmark continued to comprise the largest transmission groups among newly no-tified HIV cases.

Unchanged number of pregnant women found to have become infected with syphilis, HIV and hepatitis B

6 September 2017

All pregnant women are offered screening for HIV, syphilis and hepatitis B. Last year recorded a number of infectees comparable to that seen the preceding year.

Number of people with chlamydia detected is increasing

30 August 2017

In 2016, a total of 34,132 people had chlamydia detected. This marks an all time high since monitoring was initiated in 1994.

Another two cases of measles on Zealand

30 August 2017

Statens Serum Institut has detected another two cases of measles in persons residing in South and Central Zealand, respectively.

Measles case in West Zealand

23 August 2017

Statens Serum Institut has detected a measles case in a younger person residing in West Zealand.

Statens Serum Institut’s vaccination recommendations for foreign travel have been updated

12 July 2017

Statens Serum Institut no longer recommends routine use of malaria tablets for travellers to the majority of countries/areas in Southeast Asia and Central & South America. And tuberculosis vaccination is primarily recommended for children aged up to 11-12 years of age.

Malaria imported to Denmark remains stable

6 July 2017

In 2016, a total of 101 cases of imported malaria were notified by Danish laboratories to Statens Serum Institut.

Status on the coverage of the HPV vaccination programme

28 June 2017

Considerably more HPV vaccinations are given now than in the corresponding period last year.

Early and tough influenza season 2016/17

21 June 2017

The 2016/17 influenza season started early, already before Christmas. The seasonal influenza virus in circulation (influenza A (H3N2)) is known to affect elderly people severely. The season registered the highest number of admissions with influenza detected since the 2009/10 season, and a pronounced excess mortality was seen among elderly people aged 65 years and above.

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