Immunisation and vaccines
European Immunization Week
On the occasion of European Immunization Week, ECDC reiterates the importance of vaccination as the main way to bring people back together and to look toward the future with hope for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more
COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker
Vaccination campaigns against COVID-19 are well under way in EU/EEA countries. Monitor the progress and get the latest data via the COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker.Go to the Vaccine Tracker
Should I vaccinate my children? Many infectious diseases are very rare today thanks to vaccination, so the negative consequences of these diseases are sometimes forgotten. However, if people stopped being vaccinated, many of these diseases and related outbreaks could return.Watch the video!
ECDC Rapid Risk Assessment: Several recent COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care facilities in the EU/EEA
Partial COVID-19 vaccination, vaccination following SARS-CoV-2 infection and heterologous vaccination schedule: summary of evidence
Combined indicator: 14-day notification rate, testing rate and test positivity, updated 29 July 2021 (colour-blind friendly), weeks 28-29
Reporting of interferon-gamma release assay results close to cut-off values
Strengthening screening for infectious diseases and vaccination among migrants in Europe: What is needed to close the implementation gaps?
Quantifying outcome misclassification in multi-database studies: The case study of pertussis in the ADVANCE project
Vaccine hesitancy refers to delay in acceptance or refusal of vaccines despite availability of vaccination services.
The proportion of the EU population who receive the recommended vaccine against diseases.
EU vaccination schedules
The Vaccine Schedule is an ECDC tool and interactive platform of vaccination schedules for individual European countries and specific age groups.
Immunisation Information Systems
Strong information systems to digitally record information about vaccination, Immunisation Information Systems (IIS), are an integral part of well-functioning vaccine programmes.
European Immunisation Week
European Immunisation Week (EIW) is celebrated across the European Region every April to raise awareness of the importance of immunization for people’s health and well-being.