German authorities issue a joint statement on the Shiga toxin-producing E.coli outbreakArchived
Today, the German authorities published a press release on the current Shiga toxin-producing E.coli outbreak. In their joint statement they recommended in particular to abstain from eating raw sprouts.
Today, the German authorities published a press release on the current Shiga toxin-producing E.coli outbreak. In their joint statement, the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food safety (BVL), Robert Koch Institute (RKI) recommended in particular to abstain from eating raw sprouts. Furthermore, they concluded that the current general recommendation to abstain from eating cucumbers, tomatoes, lettuce in northern parts of Germany does not need to be upheld.
ECDC Director discusses agency’s mandate on “European Health Union Now!” podcast
12 May 2021 - In the latest episode of the “European Health Union Now!” podcast, ECDC Director Andrea Ammon discusses a strengthened and potentially extended mandate for ECDC with Dorli-Kahr Gottlieb, Secretary General of the European Health Forum Gastein.
Celebrating Europe Day, 9 May
7 May 2021 - Europe Day, celebrated each year on 9 May, marks the anniversary of the Schuman Declaration.
Stop the spread! Could diagnostic antigen tests help control COVID-19 transmission in workplaces?
6 May 2021 - ECDC has joined forces with EU-OSHA, the EU agency for occupational safety and health, to explore the use of rapid antigen tests for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in the workplace.