Risk assessment: Situation in northern Africa/Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and the influx of migrants* to Europe
ECDC, after conducting rapid risk assessments, has concluded that the risk of importation of infectious diseases from North Africa to the EU is considered to be low. From a public health perspective, the most urgent concern is related to the poor living conditions of the migrants, such as overcrowding and poor sanitation.
Public health needs of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Europe, 2015: Infectious disease aspects
Semenza, J.C., Carrillo-Santisteve, P., Zeller, H., Sandgren, A., Van Der Werf, M.J., Severi, E., Pastore Celentano, L., Wiltshire, E., Suk, J.E., Dinca, I., Noori, T., Kramarz, P.