Data for the maps in support of the Council Recommendation on a coordinated approach to the restriction of free movement in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the EU/EEAArchived
The downloadable data file contains the data on which the maps requested in the Council Recommendation on a coordinated approach to the restriction of free movement in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in EU/EEA are based. They are published every Thursday.
Update: Hepatitis of unknown origin in children
Following the reports of cases of acute hepatitis of unknown origin by the UK Health Security Agency, additional cases in children have been reported in Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Spain.
Increase in acute hepatitis of unknown origin among children – United Kingdom
ECDC has been informed of an increase in acute hepatitis cases in children during the past few weeks in the United Kingdom (UK) and is sharing this information internationally to increase awareness among clinicians taking care of children, to determine whether there are any similar cases in other countries.
8 April update: Monophasic Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak linked to chocolate products
An outbreak caused by monophasic Salmonella Typhimurium is rapidly evolving in eight EU/EEA countries and the United Kingdom (UK).
6 April: Monophasic Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak linked to chocolate products
An outbreak caused by monophasic Salmonella Typhimurium is rapidly evolving in seven EU/EEA countries and the United Kingdom (UK).
Risk assessment: The risk of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease transmission via blood and plasma-derived medicinal products manufactured from donations obtained in the United Kingdom
ECDC assessed the risk to the EU/EEA of the presence and the possible transmission of prions, which have been linked to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, by blood and plasma-derived medicinal products (PDMPs) manufactured from donations obtained in the UK.
Rapid risk assessment: Increase in OXA-244 -producing Escherichia coli in the European Union/European Economic Area and the UK since 2013, first update
Rapid risk/outbreaks assessment aim at supporting the countries and the European Commission in their preparedness and response to a public health threat. They provide a timely summary and risk assessment of a public health threat for EU/EEA countries related to a specific event. They also include potential options for response. As outbreaks or public health events develop, ECDC may issue updated risk assessments.
Infographic: Mutation of SARS-CoV-2 - current variants of concern
This infographic provides information on the three current variants of concern first detected in the UK, South Africa, Brazil and Japan.
Infection prevention and control and preparedness for COVID-19 in healthcare settings - sixth update
This document aims to provide guidance to EU/EEA healthcare facilities and healthcare providers on infection prevention and control (IPC) measures for the management of suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in healthcare settings, including long-term care facilities. It also offers guidance on the management of specimens at laboratories in the EU/EEA.