ECDC risk assessment: 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic (Update 21 August 2009)
This interim ECDC risk assessment for Europe points out that the 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1) 2009 virus will continue to transmit in a heterogeneous manner but at a low level over the summer in European countries. It is most likely that this will be followed by the proper first wave of a pandemic that will take place in the autumn and winter of 2009–10 and planning should be undertaken on that basis
Rapid risk assessment: Increased transmission of COVID-19 in the EU/EEA and the UK – twelfth update
24 Sep 2020 - In this update, we analyse the risk posed to the general population, vulnerable individuals, and healthcare provision by the current increase in COVID-19 case notification rates observed in the EU/EEA and the UK.
Rapid outbreak assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium and S. Anatum infections linked to Brazil nuts
21 Oct 2020 - Since 1 August 2019, a multi-country outbreak, caused by Salmonella Typhimurium ST19 and S. Anatum ST64, has affected three European Union (EU) countries, the United Kingdom and Canada.
Threat Assessment Brief: Reinfection with SARS-CoV-2: considerations for public health response
21 Sep 2020 - Cases with suspected or possible reinfection with SARS-CoV-2 have been recently reported in different countries. In many of these cases, it is uncertain if the individual’s Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test remained positive for a long period of time following the first episode of infection or whether it represents a true reinfection.