COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol: Operational guidelines for the management of air passengers and aviation personnel in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) have updated their joint Aviation Health Safety Protocol providing clear operational guidance and risk-based recommendations for health-safe air travel to complement the European Union’s initiatives, such as the EU Digital COVID Certificates.
Public health considerations and evidence to support decisions on the implementation of a second mRNA COVID-19 vaccine booster dose
This document offers a more detailed overview of the available scientific and epidemiological evidence and public health considerations in order to support decisions on the implementation of a second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
Information to guide individual health assessment of refugees from Ukraine
Concerted efforts by the ECDC, UNHCR, WHO, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have resulted in a document aimed to provide information to guide individual health assessment carried out by frontline health providers.
Infographic: EU Initiative on Health Security - 2021 highlights
This infographic shows the main achievements of the EU Initiative on Health Security in 2021
Antimicrobial Resistance in the EU/EEA - A One Health response
Joint report by ECDC, EFSA, EMA, and OECD on antimicrobial resistance in the EU/EEA and a One Health response. Antimicrobial resistance remains a serious challenge for everyone, a silent pandemic that calls for a One Health response in the EU/EEA.
EU Initiative on Health Security: a look back on last year’s highlights
ECDC has been working closely with its partners to strengthen the regional workforce for the prevention and control of the challenges posed by communicable diseases in the EU enlargement and the European Neighborhood Policy partner countries.
Information to guide individual health assessment of refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine - Considerations for healthcare workers
This document aims to provide information to guide individual health assessment carried out by frontline health providers to refugees fleeing Ukraine.
Rapid outbreak assessment – first update: Multi-country Salmonella outbreak linked to chocolate products
On 18 May 2022, ECDC and EFSA published an update of the rapid outbreak assessment on a multi-country outbreak of monophasic Salmonella Typhimurium linked to chocolate products made at a factory in Arlon, Belgium.
Workshop on the challenges when setting up Public Health and Emergency Operation Centres
On 15 March, ECDC hosted a virtual workshop on the challenges and needs of Public Health Emergency Operations Centres (PHEOCs) and Emergency Plans. The aim of the event was to present the ECDC experience on the operation of an PHEOC and to share best practices and experiences with the EU Partner Countries.
Work Programme 2022 of the EU Initiative on Health Security
In 2022, as part of of the EU Initiative on Health Security, ECDC will implement a comprehensive programme stemming from the needs identified through continuous dialogue with partner countries.