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Visit your state's vaccine dashboard to learn more about their distribution guidelines. The CDC also has updated information on COVID-19 vaccines, including recommendations processes, differences about the different types, their benefits, safety data, and frequently asked questions.Crisis Text Line
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The Robert Koch Institute is continuously monitoring the situation, evaluating all available information, estimating the risk for the population in Germany and providing health professionals with recommendations.
May 22, 2023 · The Robert Koch Institute is a global health hub. The institute cooperates closely with partner countries and institution from all over the world in order to investigate pathogens, tackle outbreaks, provide reliable diagnostics, train staff and more.
Situation reports on COVID-19. Situation reports in English were published from Monday to Friday, the last report in this form was published on 21 April 2023 (during the summer months 2021, no English situation reports had been available; for this period, situation reports in German including a detailed report on Thursdays can be found here ).
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Requests for COVID-19-related field missions arrived at RKI either via the WHO Emergency Medical Team Secretariat, via the GOARN mechanism, through GIZ, the German development cooperation agency, in the form of SEEGmissions or via bilateral requests. ZIG staff, in cooperation with other RKI units and partners outside RKI, supported the following fi...
During the early phase of the epidemic, ZIG prepared a series of bilateral on-site trainings in partner countries, as well as regional trainings on SARS-CoV-2 diagnostics in cooperation with WHO and the African CDC (Africa-CDC). In parallel, ZIG received requests for material support for diagnostics. With the travel restrictions imposed in March 20...
The existing international health projects coordinated at RKI have used their resources and personnel to prepare for and support outbreak response in partner countries. Public health capacities that have been built up in recent years are making a visible contribution in many places to a more timely and successful crisis management. In addition to s...
Oct 10, 2021 · Since January 2021, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), in collaboration with the National Immunisation Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs) network coordinated by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is performing a living systematic review on the efficacy, effectiveness and safety of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines ...
- Thomas Harder, Wiebe Külper-Schiek, Sarah Reda, Marina Treskova-Schwarzbach, Judith Koch, Sabine Vyg...
- Euro Surveill. 2021 Oct 14; 26(41): 2100920.
May 13, 2020 · 05/13/2020. Known as RKI, the comparatively small independent government agency responsible for monitoring and combating infectious and non-infectious diseases has recently been thrust into the ...
Translation of the original Recommendations of the Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO) at the Robert Koch Institute – 2023 (PDF, 3 MB, File does not meet accessibility standards.) Archive. Former vaccination recommendations; COVID-19