European Immunization Week 2019
"Our joint resolve to increase immunization coverage must be felt in every community and health facility throughout the Region."
ECDC and WHO Regional Office for Europe Directors release joint statement for European Immunization Week 2019.Read more
Gonorrhoea cases on the rise across Europe
The number of reported gonorrhoea cases has gone up by 17% across the reporting EU/EEA countries in 2017 with more than 89 000 confirmed diagnoses.Get the new data
Ebola outbreak - updated risk assessment
There has been an increase in Ebola virus disease transmission in the affected areas over recent weeks. However, the risk of the disease spreading to the EU remains low.Read the latest rapid risk assessment
Whole genome sequencing: new ECDC framework suggests priority diseases and implementation options
Cyclone Idai: ECDC joins emergency response as more cases of cholera and waterborne diseases expected
Epidemiological update: Ebola virus disease outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Measles notification rate per million population by country, EU/EEA, 1 March 2018–28 February 2019
Active threats and outbreaks
Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (North Kivu and Ituri)
The number of cases and affected areas continues to increase. It is unlikely that the outbreak will be controlled in the near future. Find out more
Large outbreaks with fatalities are ongoing in EU countries that had previously eliminated or interrupted endemic transmission. Find out more
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Data and tools
The Vaccine Schedule is an interactive platform of vaccination schedules for individual European countries and specific age groups.Access the platform
ECDC’s work plan 2019-2021: Guarding European public health
23 Jan 2019 - The latest ECDC work plan reinforces the role of ECDC as a strong and trusted partner for the EU Member States and the European Commission enabling and supporting them in protecting everyone in the EU equitably from communicable diseases.
Achievements, challenges and major outputs 2017: Highlights from the Annual Report of the Director
29 Jun 2018 - This brochure briefly summarises the Centre’s accomplishments for the previous year. It covers all ECDC Disease Programmes and Programme activities, health communication, training activities and outbreak preparedness.