Stress test on logistical aspects of COVID-19 vaccination deployment plans for the Western Balkans: final report
ECDC, together with the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, and supported by the Commission’s Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, organised a stress test of the logistical aspects of COVID-19 vaccination deployment plans for the Western Balkans.
One-day in-action review (IAR) protocol in the context of COVID-19
This document aims to support the implementation of in-action reviews (IARs) focused on the public health response to COVID-19. IARs seek to identify best practice and lessons learned, while applying these insights in a tighter time-scale to improve the outcome of an ongoing response.
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.
The 2020 report of The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: responding to converging crises
Watts, N., Amann, M., Arnell, N., Ayeb-Karlsson, S., Beagley, J., Belesova, K., Boykoff, M., Byass, P., Cai, W., Campbell-Lendrum, D., Capstick, S., Chambers, J., Coleman, S., Dalin, C., Daly, M., Dasandi, N., Dasgupta, S., Davies, M., Di Napoli, C., Dominguez-Salas, P., Drummond, P., Dubrow, R., Ebi, K.L., Eckelman, M., Ekins, P., Escobar, L.E., Georgeson, L., Golder, S., Grace, D., Graham, H., Haggar, P., Hamilton, I., Hartinger, S., Hess, J., Hsu, S.-C., Hughes, N., Jankin Mikhaylov, S., Jimenez, M.P., Kelman, I., Kennard, H., Kiesewetter, G., Kinney, P.L., Kjellstrom, T., Kniveton, D., Lampard, P., Lemke, B., Liu, Y., Liu, Z., Lott, M., Lowe, R., Martinez-Urtaza, J., Maslin, M., McAllister, L., McGushin, A., McMichael, C., Milner, J., Moradi-Lakeh, M., Morrissey, K., Munzert, S., Murray, K.A., Neville, T., Nilsson, M., Sewe, M.O., Oreszczyn, T., Otto, M., Owfi, F., Pearman, O., Pencheon, D., Quinn, R., Rabbaniha, M., Robinson, E., Rocklöv, J., Romanello, M., Semenza, J.C., Sherman, J., Shi, L., Springmann, M., Tabatabaei, M., Taylor, J., Triñanes, J., Shumake-Guillemot, J., Vu, B., Wilkinson, P., Winning, M., Gong, P., Montgomery, H., Costello, A.
EU and AU sign partnership to scale up preparedness for health emergencies
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is today launching a new four-year partnership initiative in order to enhance mutual engagement and contribute to durably strengthening Africa CDC capacities in preparedness and response to health threats.
Guidelines for the implementation of non-pharmaceutical interventions against COVID-19
These ECDC guidelines detail available options for NPI in various epidemiologic scenarios, assess the evidence for their effectiveness and address implementation issues, including potential barriers and facilitators.
To what extent does evidence support decision making during infectious disease outbreaks? A scoping literature review
Salajan, A., Tsolova, S., Ciotti, M., Suk, J.E.
Natural disasters and infectious disease in Europe: A literature review to identify cascading risk pathways
Suk, J.E., Vaughan, E.C., Cook, R.G., Semenza, J.C.
Risks related to chikungunya infections among European Union travelers, 2012-2018
Gossner, C.M., Fournet, N., Dias, J.G., Martínez, B.F., Del Manso, M., Young, J.J., Zeller, H., Coulombier, D.
Conducting in-action and after-action reviews of the public health response to COVID-19
This document aims to support the implementation of after-action reviews (AARs) and in-action reviews (IARs) focused on the public health response to COVID-19.