The public health advice-making process on schools in Sweden during the COVID-19 pandemic from November 2020 to April 2021 has undergone an After-Action Review (AAR), with results now available in a new report by ECDC and the Public Health Agency of Sweden, Folkhälsomyndigheten.
This after-action review (AAR) investigates the use of evidence in Sweden’s advice-making process for distance learning during the period November 2020 to April 2021 (the focus period) in response to the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic.
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 24-30 September 2023 and includes updates on severe floods, Severe floods, Avian influenza, human cases with swine influenza, COVID-19, West Nile Virus, Cholera and mass gathering monitoring for the Rugby World Cup 2023.
In a technical report published today, ECDC, proposes a targeted testing approach in areas with ongoing avian influenza outbreaks in poultry and detections in wild birds and other animals, focusing on severe respiratory or unexplained neurological disease.
This report provides an overview of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus detections in poultry, captive and wild birds that occurred in and outside Europe between 24 June and 1 September 2023, as well as HPAI virus detections in mammals (up to 15 September 2023) and human cases due to avian influenza virus (up to 14 September
This document describes a risk-based targeted approach to identifying possible avian influenza virus infections through established routine respiratory virus surveillance systems during the winter season 2023/24.