Assessment of human influenza pandemic scenarios in Europe
Napoli, C., Fabiani, M., Rizzo, C., Barral, M., Oxford, J., Cohen, J.M., Niddam, L., Goryński, P., Pistol, A., Lionis, C., Bri, S., Nicoll, A., Penttinen, P., Gauci, C., Bounekkar, A., Bonnevay, S., Beresniak, A.
Chronological overview of the 2009/2010 H1N1 influenza pandemic and the response of the Centre for Infectious Disease Control (RIVM)Archived
The Centre for Infectious Disease Control (CIb) of the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) has compiled a chronological overview of that country’s response to the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic.
Are statins protective in patients with severe respiratory infections? Two new studies from EuropeArchived
In recent years there have been a series of arguments and findings suggesting that Statins (HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors) which used widely to lower cholesterol levels may also be important in reducing the risk associated with severe infective conditions.
Planning for uncertainty: A European approach to informing responses to the severity of influenza epidemics and pandemics
Experience and lessons from surveillance and studies of the 2009 pandemic in Europe
Nicoll, A., Ammon, A., Amato, A., Ciancio, B., Zucs, P., Devaux, I., Plata, F., Mazick, A., Molbak, K., Asikainen, T., Kramarz, P.
Public Health Preparedness For Two Mass Gathering Events In The Context Of Pandemic Influenza (h1n1) 2009-serbia, July 2009
Loncarevic, G., Payne, L., Kon, P., Petrovic, V., Dimitrijevic, D., Knezevic, T., Medic, S., Milic, N., Nedelijkovic, J., Seke, K., Coulombier, D.
Guide to public health measures to reduce the impact of influenza pandemics in Europe – ‘The ECDC Menu’
This document presents a menu of possible public measures to be taken during influenza pandemics, giving public health and scientific information on what is known or can be said about their likely effectiveness, costs (direct and indirect), acceptability, public expectations and other more practical considerations. The ‘ECDC Menu’ aims to help EU Member States and institutions, individually or collectively, decide which measures they will apply.