Data on the daily number of new reported COVID-19 cases and deaths by EU/EEA country
The downloadable data file is updated daily and contains the latest available public data on COVID-19. Each row/entry contains the number of new cases and deaths reported per day and per country in the EU/EEA.
SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern pose a higher risk for hospitalisation and intensive care admission
Since the discovery of SARS-CoV-2, three variants of concern (VOC), first identified in the United Kingdom (B.1.1.7), South Africa (B.1.351), and Brazil (P.1), have been associated with higher transmissibility and severity of disease, with potential implications for acquired immunity or the effectiveness of current vaccines.
European Immunization Week, 2021
European Immunization Week (EIW) is marked across the European Region every year in the last week of April. It aims to raise awareness of the importance of immunisation for people’s health and well-being.
EMA and ECDC join forces for enhanced post-marketing monitoring of COVID-19 vaccines in Europe
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) today kicked off a new initiative aimed at strengthening post-marketing monitoring of the safety, effectiveness and impact of COVID-19 vaccines in the EU/EEA.
Communicable disease threats report, 18-24 April 2021, week 16
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 18-24 April 2021and includes updates on COVID-19, influenza, measles, Ebola virus disease, chikungunya and dengue.
Objectives of vaccination strategies against COVID-19
This document provides an overview of the possible goals of vaccination against COVID-19 and reflects on potential implications.
Forecasting COVID-19 cases and deaths in Europe - new hub will support European pandemic planning
Europe is at a critical juncture in its fight against COVID-19. Many countries are currently relaxing restrictions, some against a backdrop of increasing numbers of cases and with new variants emerging, while still rolling out nationwide vaccination programmes.