Questions and answers on COVID-19
Q & A: Basic facts
What is COVID-19? What is the mode of transmission? How (easily) does it spread? When is a person infectious? How severe is it?
Q & A: Medical information
What are the symptoms of COVID-19 infection? Are some people more at risk than others? Is there a treatment for the COVID-19 disease? When should I be tested?
Q & A: Prevention
How can I avoid getting infected? Are face masks effective in protecting against COVID-19? How can I avoid infecting others?
Q & A: Vaccines
Which COVID-19 vaccines are available in the EU? Are COVID19 vaccines safe and effective? What are ECDC recommendations on COVID19 vaccination?
Q & A: Situation in the EU
How are countries in the EU/EEA and the UK responding to COVID-19? Where can I learn more about the situation and the guidelines from my country?
Q & A: COVID-19 and travel
What are the travel restrictions in the European Union? What precautions should I take if I need to travel?
Q & A: Children and the role of schools
How likely are children to catch and transmit the virus in school settings? When and how will schools be reopened?
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