Burden of infectious disease

1. Key messages

2. Background

3. Burden of food- and waterborne diseases

Following the improvement of living conditions and hygiene control measures, few persons die of infectious gastro-enteritis in Belgium. However, the burden of FWDs, measured in DALYs (Disability-Adjusted Life Years) remains high.

Burden of food- and waterborne diseases in Belgium, 2017
Source: Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, Sciensano
HSR CD burden

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