Travellers' health

This page provides information for travellers and public health authorities about health issues related to specific destinations. These issues may arise from disease outbreaks, special events or gatherings, natural disasters, or other conditions that may affect travellers’ health.

Publication

Guidelines for COVID-19 testing and quarantine of air travellers - Addendum to the Aviation Health Safety Protocol

Technical report -

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COVID-19: EU guidance for cruise ship operations

Technical guidance -

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COVID-19 Rail Protocol: Recommendations for safe resumption of railway services in Europe

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Publication

COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol: Guidance for the management of airline passengers in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic

Technical guidance -

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Considerations relating to passenger locator data, entry and exit screening and health declarations in the context of COVID-19 in the EU/EEA and the UK

Technical report -

Publication

Rapid risk assessment: Public health risks related to communicable diseases during the hajj 2019, Saudi Arabia, 9–14 August 2019

Risk assessment -

News

World Youth Day 2019 - information for travellers

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Publication

Rapid risk assessment: Mass gathering event, FIFA World Cup, Russia 2018

Risk assessment -

Publication

Rapid Risk Assessment: Public health risks related to communicable diseases during the Hajj 2017, Saudi Arabia, 30 August – 4 September 2017

Risk assessment -

Publication

Rapid Risk Assessment: Potential public health risks related to communicable diseases at the WorldPride festival in Madrid, 23 June–2 July 2017

Risk assessment -

Publication

Communicable disease threats report, 17-23 January 2021, week 3

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Publication

Communicable disease threats report, 10-16 January 2021, week 2

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Publication

Communicable disease threats report, 3-9 January 2021, week 1

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Publication

Communicable disease threats report, 27 December-2 January, week 53

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Publication

Communicable disease threats report, 20-26 December 2020, week 52

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Active threats and outbreaks

COVID-19
ECDC is closely monitoring the outbreak and issuing regular risk assessments. Latest updates

Ongoing mass gatherings