Tutorial on the safe use of personal protective equipment
This tutorial aims to provide trainers with practical information on different options for the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in healthcare settings in Europe
Public health emergency preparedness for cases of viral haemorrhagic fever (Ebola) in Portugal: a peer review 30 March – 1 April 2015
Following an invitation from the Portuguese public health authorities, an ECDC team visited Lisbon to conduct a review of Portugal’s emergency preparedness systems for imported cases of viral haemorrhagic fever (Ebola).
Expert consultation on guidelines for the surveillance of invasive mosquitoes
Technical guidance on risk assessment guidelines for diseases transmitted on aircraft (RAGIDA). Part 2: Operational guidelines - Second edition
In the closed cabin environment of modern airplanes, passengers are frequently exposed to various infectious diseases.
Key messages about viral haemorrhagic fevers
The common denominator is the possible emergence of a disease with general bleedings – often leading to death. Another common feature is the potential risk to close contacts, which such patients might pose and to health and laboratory personnel until a firm diagnosis is established. Another common feature is the potential risk to close contacts.