Ebola outbreak in DRC: Risk within Europe remains low
With the Ebola virus disease outbreak being declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, ECDC has updated the assessment on public health impacts for the EU/EEA.Get the overview
Syphilis notifications up by 70% since 2007
An in-depth ECDC study published today describes the factors behind this increase and outlines the evidence-based options for public health control of syphilis, including case finding and management and educational activities.See the options
Call for fellowships now open
Those interested can now apply to become a fellow in one of the two paths: EPIET field epidemiology and EUPHEM public health microbiology. Deadline is 8 September 2019.Application details are here
Travel advice for Hajj 2019
The risk of communicable diseases for EU/EEA travellers is considered low, if preventive measures are applied.
Travellers should seek advice from healthcare providers on the health recommendations for Saudi Arabia, such as required vaccinations.Read the risk assessment
Point prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals - ECDC PPS validation protocol version 3.1.2.
Epidemiological update: Outbreaks of Zika virus and complications potentially linked to the Zika virus infection, 24 November 2016
Vaccination coverage for the first doses of measles and rubella containing vaccine by country, EU/EEA, 2017
Number of measles cases by month and notification rate per million population by country, EU/EEA, 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018
Number of rubella cases by month and notification rate per million population by country, EU/EEA, 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018
Active threats and outbreaks
Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (North Kivu and Ituri)
The number of cases and affected areas continues to increase. It is unlikely that the outbreak will be controlled in the near future. Find out more
Large outbreaks with fatalities are ongoing in EU countries that had previously eliminated or interrupted endemic transmission. Find out more
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Data and tools
The Vaccine Schedule is an interactive platform of vaccination schedules for individual European countries and specific age groups.Access the platform
ECDC’s work plan 2019-2021: Guarding European public health
23 Jan 2019 - The latest ECDC work plan reinforces the role of ECDC as a strong and trusted partner for the EU Member States and the European Commission enabling and supporting them in protecting everyone in the EU equitably from communicable diseases.