Overview of the implementation of COVID-19 vaccination strategies and deployment plans in the EU/EEA
This report provides an updated overview of the progress with national COVID-19 vaccination strategies and deployment in European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) countries, including updates on overall vaccine uptake and uptake by target group vaccination strategies and policies.
Methods for the detection and characterisation of SARS-CoV-2 variants - second update
The objective of this document is to present the available methods for detection and characterisation of circulating SARS-CoV-2 variants.
ECDC releases publications on COVID-19 vaccination strategies and joint ECDC-WHO report on considerations for respiratory diseases as guidance for the second half of the year
Following the joint statement from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) on 11 July 2022, ECDC has released Preliminary public health considerations for COVID-19 vaccination strategies in the second half of 2022. ECDC, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe, has also published Operational considerations for respiratory virus surveillance in Europe.
Operational considerations for respiratory virus surveillance in Europe
This document outlines operational considerations to support the continuity of national surveillance systems and public health laboratories for epidemiological and virological surveillance for influenza, SARS-CoV-2, and potentially other respiratory viruses in the 2022/2023 winter season and beyond.
Operational considerations for the provision of the HIV continuum of care for refugees from Ukraine in the EU/EEA
This document provides an overview of key considerations for the provision of the HIV continuum of care in the context of displaced people from Ukraine in the EU/EEA.
ECDC and WHO produce risk communication and community engagement advice, toolkit for public health authorities and event organisers
ECDC and WHO have worked together to publish a series of examples of risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) strategies for public health authorities in the context of the ongoing monkeypox outbreak, building on previous RCCE advice.
Considerations for contact tracing during the monkeypox outbreak in Europe, 2022
In this report, we offer considerations for the prioritisation of efforts to identify and manage close contacts, as well as indicators for public health authorities in the EU/EEA that can be used for monitoring the efficacy of their contact tracing activities.
ECDC and WHO publish joint technical report on navigating monkeypox during the summer season
As monkeypox cases rise, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have today published a technical report to provide advice for health authorities and event organisers for the upcoming summer.
Interim advice for public health authorities on summer events during the monkeypox outbreak in Europe, 2022
The aim of this document is to provide concise advice to public health authorities and guide their prevention, awareness-raising and behaviour change interventions before, during and after upcoming summer events.
Interim advice on Risk Communication and Community Engagement during the monkeypox outbreak in Europe, 2022
This document is intended for health authorities working on RCCE in the context of the current monkeypox outbreak in Europe. It provides advice on approaches to the communication of risks and engagement of population groups based on the outbreak’s epidemiology and context, recommended preventive measures and people’s perceptions and behaviour.