Communicable disease threats to public health in the European Union - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2020

Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report
Time period covered: 2020

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Communicable disease threats to public health in the European Union. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2020. Stockholm: ECDC; 2023.

This report covers the events and threats detected by the ECDC epidemic intelligence (EI) team in 2020 and the actions taken in relation to these findings. The objective of EI at ECDC is to rapidly detect and assess public health events of any origin to ensure EU health security as defined in ECDC’s mandate. This report is based on EI screening and data from 2020 extracted from the Epidemic Intelligence Information System (EPIS), the Early Warning and Response System (EWRS) and the ECDC threat tracking tool (TTT).

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