Threats and outbreaks

Active threats and outbreaks

COVID-19

Transmission is still widespread in the EU/EEA even though most countries are experiencing stable or decreasing case rates. However, absolute numbers remain high, with increasing case rates among older age groups and increasing death rates in several countries. Around one third of countries are seeing increases in hospital or ICU admissions and/or occupancy due to COVID-19. This serves as a reminder of the importance of maintaining public health and physical distancing measures and that these measures should not be relaxed, even in countries with decreasing trends.

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Read about the risk to the EU/EEA and the UK

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Data on the daily number of new reported COVID-19 cases and deaths by EU/EEA country

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Communicable disease threats report, 25-31 July 2021, week 30

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Data on country response measures to COVID-19

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Data on the daily subnational 14-day notification rate of new COVID-19 cases

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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/EEA

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ECDC and EMA update on COVID-19

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ECDC Rapid Risk Assessment: Several recent COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care facilities in the EU/EEA

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SARS-COV-2 Delta variant now dominant in much of the European Region and efforts must be reinforced to prevent transmission, warn WHO/Europe and ECDC

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SARS-CoV-2 resurgence in EU and EEA related to relaxation of non-pharmaceutical interventions and increasing spread of Delta variant

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EMA and ECDC update on COVID-19

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Communicable disease threats report, 25-31 July 2021, week 30

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Communicable disease threats report, 18-24 July 2021, week 29

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Communicable disease threats report, 11-17 July 2021, week 28

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Communicable disease threats report, 4-10 July 2021, week 27

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Communicable disease threats report, 27 June-3 July 2021, week 26

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Epidemiological update: West Nile virus transmission season in Europe, 2020

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Ebola virus disease in Nzérékoré – Guinea

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Outbreak of Ebola virus disease in North Kivu – Democratic Republic of the Congo – 2021

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ECDC launches new weekly COVID-19 surveillance report

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Epidemiological update: West Nile virus transmission season in Europe, 2019

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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

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Rapid Risk Assessment: Extreme rainfall and catastrophic floods in western Europe

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Rapid Risk Assessment: COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care facilities in the EU/EEA in the context of current vaccination coverage

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Rapid risk assessment: Increase in OXA-244 -producing Escherichia coli in the European Union/European Economic Area and the UK since 2013, first update

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Rapid Outbreak Assessment: Multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup ST22, presumed to be linked to imported melons

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Data on the daily number of new reported COVID-19 cases and deaths by EU/EEA country

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Data on country response measures to COVID-19

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Data on testing for COVID-19 by week and country

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Data on 14-day notification rate of new COVID-19 cases and deaths

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Data on the weekly subnational 14-day notification rate of new COVID-19 cases

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