The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has published its annual cryptosporidiosis epidemiological report for 2018.
In 2018, 14,299 cryptosporidiosis cases, of which 14,252 were confirmed, were reported to ECDC by 20 EU and EEA countries, with an overall notification rate of 4.4 confirmed cases per 100,000 of the population. Children aged zero-to-four years had the highest notification rate, at 15.8 cases per 100,000 of the population. Four countries accounted for 76% of all confirmed cases, with the UK accounting for 41% of this number.
Source: ECDC, 5 October 2021