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ECDC is an EU agency aimed at strengthening Europe's defences against infectious diseases. The core functions cover a wide spectrum of activities: surveillance, epidemic intelligence, response, scientific advice, microbiology, preparedness, public health training, international relations, health communication, and the scientific journal Eurosurveillance.
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Postcard from the field: A ‘Field Mission’ from my living room – supporting the...

By September 2020 there was no more denying that we, the fellows of 2019, would be the ‘pandemic cohort’ - or at least one...
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Resistance levels still high in bacteria causing foodborne infections

A sizeable proportion of Salmonella and Campylobacter bacteria is still resistant to antibiotics commonly used in humans and animals, as in previous years, says...
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Postcard from the field: Responding to the Ebola outbreak in Equateur Province, Democratic Republic...

In August 2020, Global Outbreak and Alert and Response Network (GOARN) sent a request for assistance for epidemiologists to be deployed to the Democratic...
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ECDC report examines SARS-CoV-2 transmission risk from vaccinated/previously infected individuals

In the Technical Report Risk for SARS-CoV-2 transmission from newly infected individuals with documented previous infection or vaccination, published today, ECDC examines the evidence...
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Pioneering project describes molecular epidemiology of listeriosis in humans and Listeria monocytogenes in food

A collaborative study between ECDC, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Union Reference Laboratory (EURL) for Listeria monocytogenes* found a relatively high...
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Ending tuberculosis is a race against time and drug resistance

The tuberculosis (TB) burden in the WHO European Region as a whole is decreasing, and is down 19% overall for 2015–2019, according to the...
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Call for expression of interest – NGO representatives for ECDC’s Advisory Forum

The European Commission has launched a call for expression of interest to appoint representatives of non-governmental organisations to ECDC’s Advisory Forum. Lesen Sie weiter auf:...
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ECDC releases operational guidance on HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in the EU/EEA and the UK

ECDC has developed an operational guidance to support countries in their efforts and to harmonise the overall approach taken to PrEP implementation in the...
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Campylobacter and Salmonella cases stable in the EU

The number of reported human cases of illness caused by Campylobacter and Salmonella bacteria across Europe appears to have stabilised over the past five...
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SARS-CoV-2 in mink: recommendations to improve monitoring

Early detection of SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus) should be a priority objective for monitoring activities at mink farms in the EU. Lesen Sie weiter auf: SARS-CoV-2 in...