Hepatitis B and C in the EU neighbourhood: prevalence, burden of disease and screening policies
This literature review answers a series of questions on the prevalence of chronic HBV and HCV infection in the general EU population, the number of individuals with chronic HBV or HCV infection, and current national practices for screening for chronic HBV and HCV infection, all with the overarching goal of promoting national and European policies on the secondary prevention of these two diseases.
Interim public health considerations for COVID-19 vaccination of children aged 5-11 years
1 Dec 2021 - This technical report provides a set of interim public health considerations to support EU/EEA public health authorities taking decisions on the administration of COVID-19 vaccines to children aged 5 11 years.
Surveillance of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities in the EU/EEA
29 Nov 2021 - ECDC has worked with EU/EEA countries to develop a methodology for regular national reporting of existing national surveillance data on COVID-19 in LTCFs, aiming for maximum feasibility. This is to enable ECDC to communicate timely information on epidemiological trends of COVID-19 in LTCFs, in support of national and EU/EEA-level preparedness and response activities.
Overview of the implementation of COVID-19 vaccination strategies and deployment plans in the EU/EEA
11 Nov 2021 - This report provides an updated overview of the progress of national COVID-19 vaccination strategies in EU/EEA countries, including updates on: vaccine uptake overall and by target group; vaccination strategies and policies in place; vaccine acceptance and hesitancy; and challenges countries face with increasing uptake and good practices to mitigate these challenges.