Annual Report of the Director: Summary 2008

Publication series: Annual Report of the Director

Since its establishment in 2005, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has experienced dynamic growth. In 2008, the Centre reached a phase of both consolidation and continuing expansion, and is now well on its way to becoming a ‘centre of excellence’ in the fight against infectious diseases in Europe, as well as a prime source of information for the scientific community.