Infectious diseases of specific relevance to newly-arrived migrants in the EU/EEA
This document provides a checklist of infectious diseases to be considered among migrant populations and serves as a reminder for frontline healthcare workers of the risks of infectious diseases for newly-arrived migrants.
Migrant populations entering the EU/EEA, and particularly children, are at risk of developing infectious diseases. Migrant populations may be subject to specific risks of infectious diseases depending on their country of origin, countries visited during their journey as migrants and the conditions they experienced during migration.
Although the risk of these specific infectious diseases occurring among migrants is low, they should still be considered, to ensure that they are recognised and treated in a timely manner, or prevented by immunisation when indicated.
Reducing COVID 19 transmission and strengthening vaccine uptake among migrant populations in the EU/EEA
3 Jun 2021 - This report presents evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on migrant populations in EU/EEA countries; risk factors for increased COVID-19 exposure in migrant populations; and considerations for ensuring equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine for migrant populations.