prevention and control of infectious diseases

22 Jun: Launch of EpiPulse, a new portal to strengthen the prevention and control of infectious diseases

(Source: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control)

On 22 June 2021, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) launches the European surveillance portal for infectious diseases (EpiPulse), an online portal for European public health authorities and global partners to collect, analyse, share, and discuss infectious disease data for threat detection, monitoring, risk assessment and outbreak response.

EpiPulse integrates several surveillance systems that were previously independent, provides new functionalities and a seamless access to data in one single platform. The portal facilitates the collection, analysis and dissemination of indicator- and event-based surveillance data on infectious diseases and associated …