Incidence, Severity and Impact of Influenza Meeting
The "Incidence, Severity and Impact of Influenza Meeting" hosted discussions on the assessment of the impact of influenza epidemics, including infection incidence and severity, and the burden of mortality.
ECDC staff member and influenza virologist Eeva Broberg attended. Scientists, healthcare professionals and public health officials came together at the meeting, and considered options for data collection, assessment and analysis, as well as how relevant information can be interpreted.
ECDC influenza updates
Rapid risk assessment: Public health risks related to communicable diseases during the hajj 2019, Saudi Arabia, 9–14 August 2019
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Weekly influenza update, week 13, March/April 2017
Flu News Europe, Joint ECDC–WHO weekly influenza update: In collaboration with WHO Regional Office for Europe, ECDC monitors and reports on influenza activity in Europe on a weekly basis throughout the flu season on Flu News Europe.Read more