ECDC risk assessment: 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic (Update 20 July 2009)
The interim ECDC risk assessment for Europe is that the 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) virus will continue to spread, but many uncertainties remain. Though it seems that most of those infected in the US and in Europe experience a mild and self-limiting infection, this picture is still unclear as there has not been enough transmission to judge the effects, especially in those more at risk.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Increase in fatal cases of COVID-19 among long-term care facility residents in the EU/EEA and the UK
19 Nov 2020 - This risk assessment details the latest epidemiological data in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and the United Kingdom (UK) with a focus on older age groups and national reports of outbreaks among residents of LTCFs. All EU/EEA countries and the UK have experienced outbreaks among LTCF residents since August 2020.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Detection of new SARS-CoV-2 variants related to mink
12 Nov 2020 - This assessment considers the risk to human health posed by SARS-CoV-2 mink related variants. It is based on information available to ECDC at the time of publication and, unless otherwise stated, the assessment of risk refers to the risk that existed at the time of writing.
Rapid Risk Assessment: Increased transmission of COVID-19 in the EU/EEA and the UK – thirteenth update
23 Oct 2020 - In this update, we assess the risk for the general population and vulnerable individuals in relation to the increase in COVID-19 notification rates in the EU/EEA and the UK.