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.

COVID-19 booster immunisations and COVID-19 in children



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