ECDC and EMCDDA technical guidance on prevention and control of infectious diseases among people who inject drugs
The content of this joint guidance was developed by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) with the support of a technical advisory group composed of policy makers, service providers, civil society representatives and preventative health experts from throughout the EU/EEA.
ECDC and EMCDDA technical guidance on prevention and control of infectious diseases among people who inject drugs - guidance in brief
This evidence-based guidance is designed to inform the development, monitoring and evaluation of national strategies and programmes in countries in Europe in order to reduce and prevent infections among people who inject drugs.
Assessing the potential impacts of climate change on food- and waterborne diseases in Europe
After a structured and systematic review of published literature on food- and waterborne pathogens and how they are influenced by meteorological and climate variables, a team of scientists from the University of Bonn developed a computerised interface to access the findings of this literature review.
Rapid risk assessment: Shigellosis among refugees in the EU, 30 November 2015
The occurrence of shigellosis among refugees is not unexpected because shigellosis is endemic in the countries they originate from, as well as in some of the countries they travel through.
World Refugee Day 2019
World Refugee Day, held each year on 20 June, highlights the challenges of those who had to flee their homes and is an opportunity to show solidarity with displaced people throughout the world.
Environmental suitability of vibrio infections in a warming climate: An early warning system
Semenza, J.C., Trinanes, J., Lohr, W., Sudre, B., Löfdahl, M., Martinez-Urtaza, J., Nichols, G.L., Rocklöv, J.
Pathogen reduction of blood components during outbreaks of infectious diseases in the European Union: an expert opinion from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control consultation meeting
Domanović, D., Ushiro-Lumb, I., Compernolle, V., Brusin, S., Funk, M., Gallian, P., Georgsen, J., Janssen, M., Jimenez-Marco, T., Knutson, F., Liumbruno, G.M., Mali, P., Marano, G., Maryuningsih, Y., Niederhauser, C., Politis, C., Pupella, S., Rautmann, G., Saadat, K., Sandid, I., Sousa, A.P., Vaglio, S., Velati, C., Verdun, N., Vesga, M., Rebulla, P.
European monitoring systems and data for assessing environmental and climate impacts on human infectious diseases
Nichols, G.L., ersson, Y., Lindgren, E., Devaux, I., Semenza, J.C.
Monitoring EU Emerging Infectious Disease Risk Due to Climate Change
Lindgren, E., ersson, Y., Suk, J.E., Sudre, B., Semenza, J.C
- Avian influenza virus
- Chikungunya virus disease
- Climate change
- Emerging disease
- Erythema infectiosum
- Escherichia coli infection
- Foodborne diseases
- Rift Valley fever
- Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE)
- West Nile virus infection
The disease burden of hepatitis B, influenza, measles and salmonellosis in Germany: first results of the Burden of Communicable Diseases in Europe Study.
Plass, D., Mangen, M.J., Kraemer, A., Pinheiro, P., Gilsdorf, A., Krause, G., Gibbons, C.L., van Lier, A., McDonald, S.A., Brooke, R.J., Kramarz, P., Cassini, A., Kretzschmar, M.E.