The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has published its annual epidemiological reports on anthrax for 2019 and 2020.
Anthrax continues to be uncommon in humans in Europe, with only a few cases reported each year. In 2019, one confirmed anthrax case was reported by Hungary, with 29 EU and EEA countries notifying zero confirmed cases. In 2020, three confirmed anthrax cases were reported by Italy, with 28 EU and EEA countries notifying zero confirmed cases.
Sources: ECDC, 8 June 2022 and ECDC, 8 June 2022