ESCMID Emerging Infections Task Force (EITaF): Outbreak news

Outbreak news items from 2021 are listed below.

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

The first Ebola outbreak in Côte d’Ivoire in more than 25 years



Marburg virus disease first seen in West Africa



Vaccines provide only 30% protection against the delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 after one shot



COVID-19 in children: should we vaccinate?



The Epsilon (B.1.427/B.1.429) variant of SARS-CoV-2: a new matter of concern or just one to watch?



SARS-CoV-2: News on the delta variant



VITT - Vaccine-Induced immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia – an update



VITT - vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopaenia



BBC World News Interview: EITaF's Eskild Petersen on COVID-19 Vaccination



ECRAID (European Clinical Research Alliance on Infectious Diseases)-Base launches European Clinical Research Alliance



Update on AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine



New variants of SARS-CoV-2: risk up to high/very high



The emergence and rapid spread of a new SARS-CoV-2 variant, designated as 501Y.V2, in South Africa