Public health experts and epidemiologists can use the tool to detect signals for outbreaks, based on changes in disease incidence.
ECDC tool for the prioritisation of infectious disease threats
This qualitative tool, implemented as an Excel workbook, ranks infectious disease threats in a transparent, comparable and methodologically reproducible manner.
Threat Reports app
A new and practical way to get information about infectious disease threats on the go. Get the latest news on disease outbreaks and ECDC risk assessments
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
Algorithm for public health management of cases under investigation for Zika virus infection
The aim of this algorithm is to determine when a person who has been exposed to Zika virus needs to be tested and notified, and when vector control measures should be considered around a case.
Algorithm for Ebola virus disease contact management
The algorithm describes the possible actions for public health authorities for monitoring of contacts of Ebola virus disease case and the actions to take in the event of a contact developing symptoms.
Algorithm for laboratory diagnosis of Ebola virus disease
The algorithm for detection of Ebola virus nucleic acid in a clinical specimen indicates the steps required to consider a case as laboratory confirmed, as per laboratory criteria.
Communication toolkit on gastrointestinal diseases: How to support infection prevention in schools
This toolkit aims to support infection prevention in schools, with a focus on gastrointestinal diseases, by assisting EU/EEA countries in their communication initiatives for disease prevention in school settings.