Global & Disaster Medicine

Archive for the ‘Echovirus 30’ Category

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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