Influenza vaccination coverage rates insufficient across EU Member States
None of the European Union (EU) Member States could demonstrate that they reach the EU target of 75% influenza vaccination coverage for vulnerable groups, according to a new report from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
Seasonal influenza vaccination and antiviral use in EU/EEA Member States
Overview of vaccine recommendations for 2017–2018 and vaccination coverage rates for 2015–2016 and 2016–2017 influenza seasons.
ECDC to implement key council recommendations on vaccination
In a Council Recommendation adopted by EU health ministers today, ECDC has been called on to implement a number of key actions in the fight against vaccine-preventable diseases.
Vaccination of 50+ adults to promote healthy ageing in Europe: The way forward
Esposito, S., Principi, N., Rezza, G., Bonanni, P., Gavazzi, G., Beyer, I., Sulzner, M., Celentano, L.P., Prymula, R., Rappagliosi, A., Sevilla, J., Poland, G.
Increased risk of yellow fever infections among unvaccinated European travellers due to ongoing outbreak in Brazil, july 2017 to March 2018
Gossner, C.M., Haussig, J.M., de Bellegarde de Saint Lary, C., Kaasik Aaslav, K., Schlagenhauf, P., Sudre, B.
Challenges and opportunities in disease forecasting in outbreak settings: A case study of measles in Lola Prefecture, Guinea
Graham, M., Suk, J.E., Takahashi, S., Jessica Metcalf, C., Paez Jimenez, A., Prikazsky, V., Ferrari, M.J., Lessler, J.
Impact of hepatitis B vaccination on acute hepatitis B epidemiology in European Union/European Economic Area countries, 2006 to 2014
Miglietta, A., Quinten, C., Lopalco, P.L., Duffell, E.
Low uptake of seasonal influenza vaccination in Europe may jeopardise capacity to protect people in next pandemic
Influenza vaccination coverage among high-risk groups has dropped in the European Region over the last seven years, and half the countries report a decrease in the number of vaccine doses available.
How close are countries of the WHO European Region to achieving the goal of vaccinating 75% of key risk groups against influenza? Results from national surveys on seasonal influenza vaccination programmes, 2008/2009 to 2014/2015
Jorgensen, P., Mereckiene, J., Cotter, S., Johansen, K., Tsolova, S., Brown, C.