Infant and children seasonal immunisation against influenza on a routine basis during inter-pandemic period
Annual influenza vaccination of risk groups has been common practice in Europe and elsewhere for many years. Routine influenza immunisation of healthy children has been recommended in some countries, to reduce morbidity among children with the potential additional benefit of reducing the spread of disease and thus indirectly protect adults at high risk of severe influenza.
Pandemic Influenza Preparedness in EU/EEA - Status report as of Autumn 2007
Final report on the state of pandemic preparedness in the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) in Autumn 2007. This follows and supersedes the interim survey and report undertaken in the autumn of 2006 and published in January 2007. It underpins and provides the evidence for a more concise ‘Report for Policymakers’.
Joint ECDC and WHO Europe meeting report on the consultation on pandemic and all-hazard preparedness
This meeting focussed on cross-cutting issues related to pandemic and all-hazards preparedness in light of the implementation of the IHR and the recently adopted EU decision 1082/2013/EU.
Ad hoc advisory meeting on preparedness – Stockholm, 15–16 May 2014
The Country Preparedness Support section of ECDC held an ad hoc advisory meeting on preparedness in Stockholm on 15–16 May 2014.
ECDC roadmap for integration of molecular typing into European-level surveillance and epidemic preparedness – Version 1.2, 2013
This document presents the recommended priority options and implementation processes for the medium-term integration of molecular typing into EU-level surveillance and epidemic preparedness.
Weekly influenza surveillance overview January 7, 2011 - Week 52
Generally, reporting of influenza has been less complete over weeks 51 and 52 due to the holiday period, which reduces consulting rates and reporting to national centres and subsequently onto ECDC. Nevertheless, in week 52/2010, 15 of the 25 countries reported increasing trends of influenza activity.