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The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. We aim to strengthen #Europe's defences against infectious diseases.
Dec 7, 2021 4 tweets 4 min read
@EMA_News and @ECDC_EU recommendations on "mix and match" vaccination courses and boosters.

Read full text here: Vaccines are continuing to prevent many millions of EU citizens from becoming very ill or dying and figures show that numbers of hospitalisations and deaths remain lowest in those Member States with the highest vaccination rates.

#COVID19 #VaccinesSaveLives #VaccinesWork
Sep 1, 2021 5 tweets 4 min read
Interim public health considerations for the provision of additional #COVID19 vaccine doses.

Read full report here: Image Providing all eligible individuals with the recommended dose regimen should remain the current
priority for #COVID19 vaccination programmes in the EU/EEA.

All vaccines authorised in the EU/EEA are highly protective against COVID19 related hospitalisation, severe disease & death. Image
Aug 4, 2021 6 tweets 6 min read

Vaccination is key to protecting against serious #COVID19, including disease caused by #DeltaVariant.

With @EMA_News we urge 🇪🇺 citizens to get fully vaccinated as soon as possible!

Don't forget your 2nd dose.
Don't miss your 2nd dose. With the increasing circulation of the #DeltaVariant in EU/EEA, #EMA & #ECDC strongly encourage those who are eligible for vaccination but have not yet been vaccinated to start and complete the recommended #COVID19 vaccination schedule soon.
Apr 11, 2020 6 tweets 4 min read
#COVID19 and #FaceMasks:

We have recently updated our guidance on face masks' use.

1. Their use in the community could be considered, especially when visiting busy, closed spaces - such as grocery stores, shopping centres, or when using public transport. Image 2. They should be considered only as a 𝗖𝗢𝗠𝗣𝗟𝗘𝗠𝗘𝗡𝗧𝗔𝗥𝗬 measure, not as a replacement for #PhysicalDistancing, cough and sneeze etiquette, #HandHygiene & avoiding touching of one's face. Image
Feb 4, 2020 28 tweets 35 min read
How can I avoid getting infected with the #coronavirus?🦠

Are face masks effective?😷

Am I protected if I had the flu shot this year? 💉

Find answers to these and many more questions on the #nCoV2019 outbreak

in our #FAQ:
or in the thread below! @ppenttin @Eurosurveillanc @WHO @WHO_Europe @EU_Commission @Europarl_EN @EUCouncilPress @POLITICOEurope @euronews @EU_Health #nCoV2019 Questions & Answers:

𝐐𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧: 𝐖𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐝𝐨𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 #coronavirus 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦?

Find the answer on the slide below or in our #FAQ here: