The PrEP gap in the European Union
An estimated half a million men who have sex with men in the EU need HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) but cannot access it.Find out more
Launch event: European Antibiotic Awareness Day
On 18 November 2019, ECDC marks the 12th European Antibiotic Awareness Day at Europahuset in Stockholm, Sweden. Organisations and governmental bodies responsible for tackling antibiotic resistance are invited to join.Find out more
How do we keep gonorrhoea treatable?
ECDC updated its gonorrhoea response plan to support EU Member States with the control of the threat of drug-resistant gonorrhoea in a multidisciplinary approach.Find out more
West Nile virus infection
EU Member States have reported 426 human West Nile virus infections since the beginning of the 2019 transmission season.
ECDC publishes weekly updates each Friday during the transmission season in Europe.See the latest update
Healthcare-associated infections in intensive care units - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
World Health Organization recommendations for the influenza virus vaccine composition for the 2020 southern hemisphere season
Number of rubella cases by month and notification rate per million population by country, September 2018 - August 2019
Active threats and outbreaks
Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
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.