Systematic review on the incubation and infectiousness/shedding period of communicable diseases in children
Illnesses caused by infectious diseases are common in children in schools or other childcare settings. Currently there is no common EU approach to the control of communicable diseases in schools or other childcare settings, and existing information is uncertain.
Decline in early childhood respiratory tract infections in the norwegian mother and child cohort study after introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccinationArchived
The study design and analysis controlled for influence of potentially confounding trends, such as improvement of day-care carriage and decreasing prevalence of smoking during the study period.
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 pneumococcal disease
Childhood immunisation against S. pneumoniae is the most effective public health measure for preventing IPD both among vaccine recipients (direct effect), and among unimmunised populations (indirect ‘herd’ effect).
Are we missing respiratory viral infections in infants and children? Comparison of a hospital-based quality management system with standard of care
Alchikh, M., Conrad, T., Hoppe, C., Ma, X., Broberg, E., Penttinen, P., Reiche, J., Biere, B., Schweiger, B., Rath, B.
Impact of infectious diseases on population health using incidence-based disability-adjusted life years (DALYs): Results from the burden of communicable diseases in Europe study, European Union and European economic countries, 2009 to 2013
Cassini, A., Colzani, E., Pini, A., Mangen, M.-J.J., Plass, D., McDonald, S.A., Maringhini, G., van Lier, A., Haagsma, J.A., Havelaar, A.H., Kramarz, P., Kretzschmar, M.E.
Resistance proportions for eight priority antibiotic-bacterium combinations in OECD, EU/EEA and G20 countries 2000 to 2030: a modelling study
Cravo Oliveira Hashiguchi, T., Ait Ouakrim, D., Padget, M., Cassini, A., Cecchini, M.
Population-level antimicrobial consumption is associated with decreased antimicrobial susceptibility in Neisseria gonorrhoeae in 24 European countries: an ecological analysis.
Kenyon, C., Buyze, J., Spiteri, G., Cole, M.J., Unemo, M.
Effect of childhood pneumococcal conjugate vaccination on invasive disease in older adults of 10 European countries: Implications for adult vaccination
Hanquet, G., Krizova, P., Valentiner-Branth, P., Ladhani, S.N., Nuorti, J.P., Lepoutre, A., Mereckiene, J., Knol, M., Winje, B.A., Ciruela, P., Ordobas, M., Guevara, M., Mcdonald, E., Morfeldt, E., Kozakova, J., Slotved, H.-C., Fry, N.K., Rinta-Kokko, H., Varon, E., Corcoran, M., Van Der Ende, A., Vestrheim, D.F., Munoz-Almagro, C., Latasa, P., Castilla, J., Smith, A., Henriques-Normark, B., Whittaker, R., Pastore Celentano, L., Savulescu, C.
A cluster of Legionnaires' disease in Belgium linked to a cooling tower, August-September 2016: Practical approach and challenges
Hammami, N., Laisnez, V., Wybo, I., Uvijn, D., Broucke, C., Van Damme, A., Van Zandweghe, L., Bultynck, W., Temmerman, W., Van De Ginste, L., Moens, T., Robesyn, E.