COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. However, some people who are fully vaccinated will still get COVID-19 if they are exposed to the virus that causes it.
This page provides information and resources to help public health departments and laboratories investigate and report COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough cases.
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Dr Andrea Ammon (Director, ECDC) has invited all the EU Member States to state their interest in hosting the ESCAIDE conference in 2023 or 2027.
Because COVID-19 is a new disease with new vaccines, you may have questions about what happens before, during, and after your appointment to get vaccinated. These tips will help you know what to expect when you get vaccinated, what information your provider will give you, and resources you can use to monitor your health after you are vaccinated.
How to get a vaccine, what you need to know before your appointment, and what you can do when you are fully vaccinated.
Safety monitoring systems are in place to capture information about vaccination during pregnancy. CDC and the FDA are closely monitoring that information.
COVID-19 vaccines have undergone the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history. Learn about clinical trials and different safety monitoring systems.
CDC and its partners are monitoring reports of myocarditis and pericarditis. CDC continues to recommend COVID-19 vaccination for everyone 12 years of age and older.
What you need to know about vaccines, including frequently asked questions and benefits of getting vaccinated.
This report provides an overview of the total number of cases of monkeypox reported to ECDC and the WHO Regional Office for Europe through IHR/EWRS mechanisms .
From 6–10 June, ECDC hosted a training module on rapid risk assessment, surveillance, and survey methods for MediPIET fellows in Stockholm.
Sharing and Shifting Tasks to Maintain Essential Healthcare During COVID-19 in Low Resource, non-US settings
The World Health Organization (WHO) outlines two approaches to expand and ensure access to essential health services during the COVID pandemic by optimizing the use of existing healthcare workforce: task shifting and task sharing  . Task shifting and task sharing allow for the shifting of tasks from highly qualified healthcare workers (HCWs) to HCWs with less training and less qualifications and the sharing of tasks with an equally qualified cadre of HCWs, respectively.
Use this step-by-step guide to learn how you can register for v-safe to report any side effects after your COVID-19 vaccination.
Messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines teach our cells how to make a protein that triggers an immune response. They are safe and effective at preventing COVID-19.
Since the start of the outbreak: A total of 1 160 cases have been confirmed in the EU/EEA and 1 884 cases have been confirmed worldwide (including the EU/EEA).
ECDC provides support to EU/EEA countries in monitoring their progress towards the hepatitis elimination targets and has just published a report based on the second data collection.
Underlying Medical Conditions Associated with High Risk for Severe COVID-19: Information for Healthcare Providers
Guidance for clinical healthcare workers on clinical care for patients with underlying medical conditions who are diagnosed with COVID-19.
As monkeypox cases rise, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have today published a technical report to provide advice for health authorities and event organisers for the upcoming summer.