ECDC launches e-learning course and operational tool for development of rapid risk assessments
ECDC launches a new e-learning course on rapid risk assessments (RRA) as well as an operational tool that describes the RRA methodology used by the Centre. The course and the tool support public health experts responsible for developing RRAs at European, national or sub-national level.
Health for the EU in 33 success storiesArchived
ECDC is happy to support the launch of "Health for the EU in 33 success stories", a new publication by the European Commission featuring 33 projects funded by EU Health Programmes and showing how they contributed to improve public health in the EU.
Anti-vaccine activists, Web 2.0, and the postmodern paradigm – An overview of tactics and tropes used online by the anti-vaccination movementArchived
Recognizing antivaccine tropes is essential in order to critically evaluate the information and misinformation encountered online.
Influenza vaccination of health care workers in hospitals - a review of studies on attitudes and predictorsArchived
Influenza vaccination of healthcare workers (HCW) reduces the risk of infection, influenza-like illness, absenteeism and presenteeism among staff and appears to prevent nosocomial infections and associated morbidity and mortality among their patients.