Consultation on Crimean-Congo haemorragic fever prevention and control
Second expert consultation on Tick-borne diseases with emphasis on Lyme borreliosis and tick-borne encephalitisArchived
The objective of this expert consultation was to guide, harmonize and enhance the surveillance and prevention of tick-borne diseases in EU Member States, with special emphasis on Lyme borreliosis and tick-borne encephalitis.
World Health Day 2014: focusing on vector-borne diseases in Europe
2014, the focus of World Health day was on vector-borne diseases. World Health Day is a worldwide initiative celebrated every year on 7 April to mark the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1948.
ECDC Vaccine Scheduler
The Vaccine Scheduler is an interactive tool that shows vaccination schedules for individual EU/EEA countries and specific age groups. With this tool comparisons can be made for vaccination schedules between two countries or by disease for all or a selection of countries.
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Human papillomavirus infection
- Influenza in humans, seasonal
- Invasive Haemophilus influenzae disease
- Meningococcal disease
- Pneumococcal disease
- Prevention and control
- Rotavirus infection
- Tick-borne diseases
Prevention and control measures for Alkhurma haemorrhagic fever
Prevention and control of Alkhumra infection is achieved by avoiding or minimising the exposure to infected ticks, to the blood of animals during slaughtering activities and by avoiding consumption of non-pasteurized milk.
Prevention and control measures for Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever
Prevention and control of CCHF infection is achieved by avoiding or minimising exposure to infected ticks. Since nosocomial cases of CCHF are quite common and often result in high mortality, strict universal precautions, including barrier nursing, should be taken.
Surveillance perspective on Lyme borreliosis across the European Union and European Economic Area
van den Wijngaard, C.C., Hofhuis, A., Simões, M., Rood, E., van Pelt, W., Zeller, H., Van Bortel, W.
A new Borrelia on the block: Borrelia miyamotoi - a human health risk?
Cutler, S., Vayssier-Taussat, M., Estrada-Peña, A., Potkonjak, A., Mihalca, A.D., Zeller, H.
Laboratory management of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus infections: Perspectives from two European networks
Bartolini, B., Gruber, C.E.M., Koopmans, M., Avšič, T., Bino, S., Christova, I., Grunow, R., Hewson, R., Korukluoglu, G., Lemos, C.M., Mirazimi, A., Papa, A., Sanchez-Seco, M.P., Sauer, A.V., Zeller, H., Nisii, C., Capobianchi, M.R., Ippolito, G., Reusken, C.B., Di Caro, A.