E-learning course on Epidemic Intelligence (EI)
This is a self paced e-learning course to be taken by participants in an asynchronous fashion with the objective of transmitting basic knowledge about how ECDC conducts its EI activities.
The R-based tool epitweetr allows users to automatically monitor trends of tweets by time, place and topic, with the aim of detecting public health threats early through signals, such as an unusual increase in the number of tweets.
New tool for the early detection of public health threats from Twitter data: epitweetr
ECDC has launched a free, open source interactive tool to help with the automatised early detection of public health threats using Twitter data.
Unlocking the potential of data in light of early lessons from COVID-19: ECDC session at European Health Forum Gastein 2020
Within the overall theme of European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) 2020, “Dancing with elephants: New partnerships for health, democracy, business”, ECDC is hosting a workshop that will explore innovative digital solutions for comparable data, strong health systems and good decision-making.
ECDC launches new COVID-19 situation dashboard
ECDC has launched a new COVID-19 situation dashboard, providing users with a simpler, more user-friendly platform to explore the latest available COVID-19 data from Europe and worldwide.
Communicable disease threats to public health in the European Union - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2019
This report covers the events and threats detected by the ECDC epidemic intelligence (EI) team in 2019 and the actions taken in relation to these findings.
Salmonellosis outbreak with novel Salmonella enterica subspecies enterica serotype (11:z41:e,n,z15) attributable to sesame products in five European countries, 2016 to 2017
Meinen, A., Simon, S., Banerji, S., Szabo, I., Malorny, B., Borowiak, M., Hadziabdic, S., Becker, N., Luber, P., Lohr, D., Harms, C., Plenge-Bönig, A., Mellou, K., Mandilara, G., Mossong, J., Ragimbeau, C., Weicherding, P., Hau, P., Dědičová, D., Šafaříková, L., Nair, S., Dallman, T.J., Larkin, L., McCormick, J., De Pinna, E., Severi, E., Kotila, S., Niskanen, T., Rizzi, V., Deserio, D., Flieger, A., Stark, K.
Communicable disease threats to public health in the European Union - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018
This report covers the events and threats detected by the ECDC epidemic intelligence (EI) team in 2018 and the actions taken related to these findings.
An updated meta-analysis of the distribution and prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi s.l. in ticks in Europe
Estrada-Peña, A., Cutler, S., Potkonjak, A., Vassier-Tussaut, M., Bortel, W., Zeller, H., Fernández-Ruiz, N., Mihalca, A.D.
Early Warning and Response System of the European Union (EWRS)
The Early Warning and Response System of the European Union is a tool with restricted access for monitoring public health threats in the EU. Access and posting are confidential and only accessed by ECDC, the Member States and the Directorate General Health and Food Safety (SANTE).