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Name of Media:

Rapid Risk Assessment: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the EU/EEA and the UK: ninth update


European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Publisher or Source:

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Type of Media:

Medical Professional Education

Media Originally for:

Critical Care Physicians,Nurses and/or Other Critical Care Medical Professionals

Country of Origin:


Primary Focus of Media:

Pre-Use of PICS Designation

COVID-19 Related:



The overall aim of this rapid risk assessment is to provide the European Commission and Member States with a set of public health objectives and considerations for epidemiological criteria, indicators and accompanying measures, supporting the implementation of this roadmap based on the available scientific evidence:

Public health objectives

A robust surveillance strategy based on enhanced testing

An expanded testing capacity and harmonised testing methodologies

A framework for contact tracing

Sufficient healthcare capacity and resilience

An assessment of the response to COVID-19 so far

A strong risk communication strategy

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