ECDC guidance for adjusting non-pharmaceutical interventions based on vaccination status
Interim guidance on the benefits of full vaccination against COVID-19 for transmission and implications for non-pharmaceutical interventions.
ECDC organises first training modules in the framework of the EU Initiative on Health Security
ECDC organises the first of many capacity building activities to be provided to EU neighbouring countries as part of the new EU Initiative on Health Security.
Call for expression of interest: EU for health security in Africa: ECDC 4 Africa CDC
ECDC invites experts to express their interest to contribute to strengthening Africa CDC capacities in preparedness, surveillance, and response to health threats posed by communicable diseases.
Postcard from the field: A ‘Field Mission’ from my living room - supporting the WHO epidemiology team during the 11th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo
By September 2020 there was no more denying that we, the fellows of 2019, would be the ‘pandemic cohort’ - or at least one of them for all we knew.
Resistance levels still high in bacteria causing foodborne infections
A sizeable proportion of Salmonella and Campylobacter bacteria is still resistant to antibiotics commonly used in humans and animals, as in previous years, says a report released today by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Postcard from the field: Responding to the Ebola outbreak in Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
In August 2020, Global Outbreak and Alert and Response Network (GOARN) sent a request for assistance for epidemiologists to be deployed to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to support the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak response in the Equateur Province.
The European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ESCAIDE) will be organised as a completely online event from 16 to 19 November 2021.
ECDC report examines SARS-CoV-2 transmission risk from vaccinated/previously infected individuals
In the Technical Report Risk for SARS-CoV-2 transmission from newly infected individuals with documented previous infection or vaccination, published today, ECDC examines the evidence on the extent previous SARS-CoV-2 infection or COVID-19 vaccination prevents onward transmission from infected individuals to susceptible contacts.
Pioneering project describes molecular epidemiology of listeriosis in humans and Listeria monocytogenes in food
A collaborative study between ECDC, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Union Reference Laboratory (EURL) for Listeria monocytogenes* found a relatively high degree of dissemination of certain listeriosis bacteria in the food chain and in the human population across the European Union (EU).
Ending tuberculosis is a race against time and drug resistance
The tuberculosis (TB) burden in the WHO European Region as a whole is decreasing, and is down 19% overall for 2015–2019, according to the latest WHO/European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) report Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring in Europe 2021 (2019 data).