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