Weekly influenza update, week 2, January 2019
In collaboration with WHO Regional Office for Europe, ECDC monitors and reports on influenza activity in Europe on a weekly basis throughout the flu season.
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Influenza vaccination coverage rates insufficient across EU Member States
18 Dec 2018 - None of the European Union (EU) Member States could demonstrate that they reach the EU target of 75% influenza vaccination coverage for vulnerable groups, according to a new report from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
Influenza ranked highest in burden of disease measured in DALYs
20 Apr 2018 - Influenza tops list of burden of disease and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) with 30% of total burden, according to Eurosurveillance article.
Low uptake of seasonal influenza vaccination in Europe may jeopardise capacity to protect people in next pandemic
7 Feb 2018 - Influenza vaccination coverage among high-risk groups has dropped in the European Region over the last seven years, and half the countries report a decrease in the number of vaccine doses available.