ESCMID Emerging Infections Task Force (EITaF): Outbreak news

Outbreak news items from 2022 are listed below.

For outbreak news from previous years, please select a year from the column on the right hand side.

COVID-19 in China and travel restrictions and Variant XBB.1.5

Rise of SARS-CoV-2 in China

The World Health Summit 2022, Berlin 16 – 18th October 2022

ESCMID Online Education Course: COVID-19 collateral damage: impact on healthcare services in LMICs (Africa, Asia, South America)


WHO declaration of monkeypox as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern – what comes next?

Ghana declares first-ever outbreak of Marburg virus disease

Discussion of emerging zoonotic infections by Prof. Petersen (ESCMID) and Prof. Lucey (IDSA)

A Polio Alert in the UK: a national “Incident”

Suspected cholera outbreak in the ruined city of Mariupol

Monkeypox: a WHO Interim rapid response guidance

Emergence of infectious diseases outbreaks related to the war in Ukraine

Monkeypox – re-emerging in unexpected places and risk groups

Hepatitis in children – could it be aflatoxins?

ESCMID Emerging Infections Task Force (EITaF) – Open Meeting

EITaF Chair Eskild Petersen interview: Current state of COVID-19

EITaF Chair Eskild Petersen recently took part in an interview covering the current state of COVID-19. (source)

Lassa fever imported to the United Kingdom: Be aware of haemorrhagic fevers

New foundation: The European Clinical Research Alliance for Infectious Diseases - ECRAID

Via WHO: COVID-19 Global Research and Innovation Forum Invitation

Introduction to COVID-19: Emergence of new SARS-CoV-2 to present time (lecture by EITaF chair Eskild Petersen)

EMA/WHO statements on multiple COVID-19 booster doses