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Title: Zika virus disease epidemic: potential association with microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome (first update)

URL: http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications/Publications/rapid-risk-assessment-zika-virus-first-update-jan-2016.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: Fact sheet titled, "Zika virus disease epidemic potential association with microcephaly and Guillain-Barre syndrome (first update)," published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) website on January 21, 2016.

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Title: Using face masks in the community

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/COVID-19-use-face-masks-community.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This six-page document provides the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) opinion on the suitability of face masks and other face covers in the community by individuals who are not ill in order to reduce potential pre-symptomatic or asymptomatic transmission of COVID-19 from the mask wearer to others.

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Title: Update: Severe Respiratory Disease Associated with a Novel Coronavirus; 7 December 2012

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/portal/files/media/en/publications/Publications/20121207-Novel-coronavirus-rapid-risk-assessment.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This six-page document is the second update of the Rapid Risk Assessment on severe respiratory disease associated with a novel coronavirus, known as Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). It was produced in view of two developments: the retrospective diagnosis of novel coronavirus infections in two fatal cases of severe pneumonia in April 2012 in Jordan, and the publication of the results of a European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control survey of European laboratories on diagnostic capacities for novel coronavirus in Europe.

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Title: Update: Severe Respiratory Disease Associated with a Novel Coronavirus; 26 November 2012

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/rapid-risk-assessment-update-severe-respiratory-disease-associated-novel

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This five-page updated risk assessment discusses the public health risk implications of the detection of further novel coronavirus cases, known as Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), identified in, or coming from, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Qatar. It updates information and conclusions from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control's risk assessment of September 24, 2012.

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Title: Threat assessment brief: Outbreak of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Situation in Italy

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/outbreak-novel-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-situation-italy

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This five-page report details the limited information currently available about the different COVID-19 clusters of cases in four regions in Italy. The risk associated with COVID-19 infection for people from the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and United Kingdom is currently considered to be low to moderate, but the risk assessment for the EU/EEA might change when more data become available. The risk of the occurrence of similar clusters, similar to the ones in Italy, associated with COVID-19 in other countries in the EU/EEA and the UK is currently considered to be moderate to high.

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Title: Threat Assessment Brief: Pneumonia cases possibly associated with a novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/pneumonia-cases-possibly-associated-novel-coronavirus-wuhan-china

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This three-page threat assessment details options for response and safety precautions regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and associated pneumonia cases that have been reported in Wuhan, China. It discusses a risk assessment for the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA), including the risk for travelers, introduction, and further spread in the EU.

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Title: Severe Respiratory Disease Associated with a Novel Coronavirus; 24 September 2012

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/portal/files/media/en/publications/Publications/RRA-Novel-coronavirus-final20120924.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This four-page rapid risk assessment was prepared to consider the risk to the public in the EU following the 2012 identification of a novel coronavirus, known as Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), in two patients, both having been in Saudi Arabia albeit three months apart. It includes conclusions, recommendations, and information and precautions for healthcare professionals.

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Title: Severe Respiratory Disease Associated with a Novel Coronavirus; 19 February 2013

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/rapid-risk-assessment-severe-respiratory-disease-associated-novel-coronavirus-0

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 10-page document is the third update of the rapid risk assessment of severe respiratory disease associated with a novel coronavirus, known as Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). It was produced in relation to three more laboratory-confirmed infections reported from the UK in the 10 days prior to February 19, 2013. The aim of this risk assessment is to document the important changes and their implications, and to summarize other knowledge gained since the update in December, 2012.

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Title: Severe Respiratory Disease Associated with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV)

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/portal/files/media/en/publications/Publications/risk-assessment-middle-east-respiratory-syndrome-coronavirus-MERS-CoV-17-may-2013.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This fourth update of the rapid risk assessment of severe respiratory disease associated with a novel coronavirus, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), was produced in relation to 22 additional cases of laboratory-confirmed infections reported in early 2013. The aim of this 14-page updated risk assessment is to review changes since the February 2013 update and assess the implications of change on the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control's recommendations for EU/EEA countries.

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Title: Risk assessment: outbreak of acute respiratory syndrome associated with a novel coronavirus, China; First cases imported in the EU/EEA; second update

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/risk-assessment-outbreak-acute-respiratory-syndrome-associated-novel-0

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 16-page risk assessment report describes how on January 24, 2020, the first imported cases (three) of 2019-nCoV were identified in France. On the basis of the information currently available, it considers that the potential impact of 2019-nCoV outbreaks is high; further global spread is likely; and there is currently a moderate likelihood of infection for European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) citizens residing in or visiting Wuhan, China.

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Title: Risk assessment: Outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2): increased transmission beyond China – fourth update

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/outbreak-severe-acute-respiratory-syndrome-coronavirus-2-sars-cov-2-increased

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 12-page updated rapid risk assessment for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) provides the updated number of cases in and beyond China; description of cases and transmission reported in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and the United Kingdom (UK); findings on disease and transmissibility from recent studies; risk to the healthcare systems in the EU/EEA and the UK; and risk to citizens from the EU/EEA and UK traveling or living in areas with presumed community transmission.

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Title: Risk assessment: Outbreak of acute respiratory syndrome associated with a novel coronavirus, Wuhan, China; first update

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/risk-assessment-outbreak-acute-respiratory-syndrome-associated-novel-coronavirus

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 12-page risk assessment is based on published information available as of January 21, 2020. On the basis of the information currently available, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) considers that the potential impact of 2019-nCoV outbreaks is high; further global spread is likely; there is currently a moderate likelihood of infection for European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) travelers visiting Wuhan, China; and there is a moderate likelihood of detecting cases imported into EU/EEA countries.

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Title: Risk assessment: Outbreak of acute respiratory syndrome associated with a novel coronavirus, China: first local transmission in the EU/EEA − third update

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/risk-assessment-outbreak-acute-respiratory-syndrome-associated-novel-1

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This updated 11-page risk assessment is based on published information available as of January 30, 2020. It includes new information about increasing number of cases and deaths, in particular in China; first cluster of autochthonous transmission in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA); China CDC estimates for transmissibility; entry screening guidance; contact tracing guidance; findings from studies on initial cases; and recommendation for reviewing pandemic preparedness plans in EU/EEA.

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Title: Rapid risk assessment: Outbreak of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): increased transmission globally – fifth update

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/rapid-risk-assessment-outbreak-novel-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-increased

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

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Title: Rapid risk assessment: Novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: increased transmission in the EU/EEA and the UK – sixth update

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/rapid-risk-assessment-novel-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-pandemic-increased

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

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Title: Rapid risk assessment: Increased transmission of COVID-19 in the EU/EEA and the UK – twelfth update

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/covid-19-risk-assessment-increased-transmission-twelfth-update

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 27-page update analyzes the risk posed to the general population, vulnerable individuals, and healthcare provision by the current increase in COVID-19 case notification rates observed in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and the United Kingdom (UK).

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Title: Rapid risk assessment: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: increased transmission in the EU/EEA and the UK – seventh update

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/rapid-risk-assessment-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-pandemic

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 31-page report details how COVID-19 is rapidly spreading in Europe, and the current assessment is that the risk of severe disease associated with COVID-19 for people in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and the United Kingdom (UK) is currently considered moderate for the general population and very high for older adults and individuals with chronic underlying conditions. The risk of healthcare system capacity being exceeded in the EU/EEA and the UK in the coming weeks is considered high.

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Title: Rapid risk assessment: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: increased transmission in the EU/EEA and the UK – eighth update

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/rapid-risk-assessment-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-pandemic-eighth-update

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 39-page report details how in a few European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) countries, the number of new COVID-19 cases and new deaths reported daily appears to have decreased slightly. However, many EU/EEA countries are currently testing only severe or hospitalized cases; therefore, these trends should be interpreted with caution. Despite early evidence from Italy and Austria that the numbers of cases and deaths are declining, there is currently no indication at the EU/EEA level that the peak of the epidemic has been reached.

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Title: Rapid Risk Assessment: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the EU/EEA and the UK– ninth update

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/rapid-risk-assessment-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-pandemic-ninth-update

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 50-page report provides the European Commission and Member States with a set of public health objectives and considerations for COVID-19 epidemiological criteria, indicators, and accompanying measures, supporting the implementation of this roadmap based on the available scientific evidence. Since December 31, 2019, and as of April 22, 2020, 988,241 COVID-19 cases were reported by European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) countries and the United Kingdom (UK), including 105,064 deaths.

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Title: Rapid Risk Assessment: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the EU/EEA and the UK – tenth update

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/rapid-risk-assessment-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-pandemic-tenth-update

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 31-page report analyzes the risk of COVID-19 for the general population and those with risk factors for severe disease, according to the current state of knowledge on the virus and associated disease, and in light of the current stage of epidemic stage in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and the United Kingdom.

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Title: Rapid Risk Assessment: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the EU/EEA and the UK – eleventh update: resurgence of cases

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/rapid-risk-assessment-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-eueea-and-uk-eleventh

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 34-page update analyzes the risk of further escalation of COVID-19 in the countries that have reported a recent increase in COVID-19 cases, and the risk of further escalation of COVID-19 across all European Union/European Economic Area countries and the United Kingdom (UK).

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Title: Rapid Risk Assessment: Cluster of pneumonia cases caused by a novel coronavirus, Wuhan, China, 2020

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/rapid-risk-assessment-cluster-pneumonia-cases-caused-novel-coronavirus-wuhan

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: The likelihood of importation of cases of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) to the European Union (EU) is considered to be low, but cannot be excluded in the current situation. This 10-page document presents disease background, risk assessment, and options for response. The upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations at the end of January 2020 will cause an increase in the volume of travel to/from China and within China, increasing the likelihood of possible cases arriving in the EU.

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Title: Literature review: Best practices in ranking emerging infectious disease threats

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/literature-review-best-practices-ranking-emerging-infectious-disease-threats?ID=1259&List=4f55ad51-4aed-4d32-b960-af70113dbb90

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 43-page document reports on a literature review conducted to identify the range of methods used to prioritize communicable disease threats for the purposes of emergency preparedness planning, and an evaluation undertaken to identify which are the most robust methodologies. It discusses the types of threats and the pathogens that shift in relation to changing factors such as climate change, global travel, immigration patterns, environmental degradation, and urban sprawl. Novel infectious disease risks, such as SARS, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), A(H1N1), and Ebola can arise in one part of the world and have the potential to spread globally, necessitating the implementation of preparedness measures.

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Title: Interim Guidance for Environmental Cleaning in Non-Healthcare Facilities Exposed to SARS-CoV-2

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/coronavirus-SARS-CoV-2-guidance-environmental-cleaning-non-healthcare-facilities.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This three-page document, updated on February 18, 2020, aims to provide guidance about the environmental cleaning in non-healthcare facilities (e.g., rooms, public offices, transports, schools) where 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) confirmed cases have been before being admitted to hospital. It details cleaning options, cleaning approaches, and recommended personal protective equipment (PPE).

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Title: Infection prevention and control and preparedness for COVID-19 in healthcare settings

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/Infection-prevention-and-control-in-healthcare-settings-COVID-19_4th_update.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 13-page document aims to provide guidance to European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) healthcare facilities and healthcare providers on infection prevention and control (IPC) measures for the management of possible and confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in healthcare settings, including long-term care facilities. It also offers guidance on the management of specimens at laboratories in the EU/EEA.

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Title: Infection prevention and control and preparedness for COVID-19 in healthcare settings

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/Infection-prevention-and-control-in-healthcare-settings-COVID-19_5th_update.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 20-page document aims to provide guidance to healthcare facilities and healthcare providers in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and the United Kingdom (UK) on preparedness and infection prevention and control (IPC) measures for the management of possible and confirmed cases of COVID-19 in healthcare settings, including long-term care facilities (LTCFs). It also addresses the management of clinical diagnostic specimens at laboratories in the EU/EEA.

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Title: Infection Prevention and Control for COVID-19 in Healthcare Settings

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/COVID-19-infection-prevention-and-control-healthcare-settings-march-2020.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 10-page document aims to provide guidance to European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) healthcare facilities and healthcare providers on infection prevention and control measures during the management of suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) infection in healthcare settings, including long-term care facilities. It also offers guidance on the management of specimens in laboratories in the EU/EEA. This is an update of the ECDC guidance from February 2020.

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Title: Guidance for wearing and removing personal protective equipment in healthcare settings for the care of patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/guidance-wearing-and-removing-personal-protective-equipment-healthcare-settings

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This 13-page document provides support to healthcare workers managing suspected or confirmed cases of novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). It aims to present the minimal set of personal protective equipment (PPE) required for managing suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases; make healthcare workers aware of the critical aspects of the donning and doffing of PPE; and strengthen occupational safety in healthcare workers for patients suspected of, or confirmed with, COVID19.

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Title: Guidance for discharge and ending of isolation of people with COVID-19

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/novel-coronavirus-sars-cov-2-discharge-criteria-confirmed-covid-19-cases

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

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Title: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Supply of Substances of Human Origin in the EU/EEA (European Union/European Economic Area)

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/covid-19-supply-substances-human-origin.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

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Title: Considerations relating to social distancing measures in response to COVID-19 – second update

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/considerations-relating-social-distancing-measures-response-covid-19-second

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

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Title: Considerations related to the safe handling of bodies of deceased persons with suspected or confirmed COVID-19

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/considerations-related-safe-handling-bodies-deceased-persons-suspected-or

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

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Title: Cloth Masks and Mask Sterilisation as Options in Case of Shortage of Surgical Masks and Respirators

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/Cloth-face-masks-in-case-shortage-surgical-masks-respirators2020-03-26.pdf

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: This three-page document aims to provide advice on the use of cloth face masks and sterilization of respirators and surgical masks as an alternative in healthcare settings with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases if there is a shortage of specialized surgical masks and respirators.

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Title: COVID-19 clusters and outbreaks in occupational settings in the EU/EEA and the UK

URL: https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications-data/covid-19-clusters-and-outbreaks-occupational-settings-eueea-and-uk

Collection: Global Health Events web archive

Description: The aim of this 17-page document is to describe COVID-19 clusters and outbreaks in the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) and the United Kingdom (UK) linked to occupational settings, including healthcare and non-healthcare settings, and to identify possible factors contributing to transmission in these settings.

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