Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, and has since spread rapidly, evolving into a full-blown pandemic.
COVID-19 quick links:
- Interactive situation dashboard
- Weekly COVID-19 surveillance report
- Latest situation update, epidemiological curve and global distribution
- Current risk assessment
- Q&A on COVID-19
- Surveillance and EU case definition
ECDC is responding to this outbreak by providing risk assessments, guidance, and advice on public health response activities to EU Member States and the EU Commission.