Global & Disaster Medicine

259 Echovirus 30 (E30) cases from Denmark (38), Latvia (1), the Netherlands (85), Norway (37), Sweden (21) and the United Kingdom (England and Scotland (77)


  • E30 is a non-polio enterovirus that causes aseptic meningitis outbreaks worldwide.
  • Such outbreaks have been detected earlier in Europe and occur usually at five- to six-year intervals.
  • 27 were reported with meningitis, 26 encephalitis/meningitis and one patient with sepsis, fever, tachycardia and groaning respiration.
  • E30 is usually transmitted in an oral-to-oral or oral-to-fecal route.


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