The main purpose of this website is to provide accurate, objective, up-to-date evidence on vaccines and vaccination in general. It also provides an overview of the mechanisms in place in the European Union (EU) to ensure that available vaccines conform to the highest standards of safety and effectiveness. Read more about us.

Influenza

Key facts on Influenza, symptoms, complications, risk factors, how it spreads, prevention, and treatment.

Measles

Key facts on measles, symptoms, complications, risk factors, how it spreads, prevention, and treatment.

Pertussis

Key facts on pertussis, symptoms, complications, risk factors, how it spreads, prevention, and treatment.

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When to vaccinate

Find national vaccination schedules for EU/EEA countries offering vaccinations for specific ages and populations.

Vaccine effectiveness

Approved vaccines are effective at preventing disease, serious symptoms, and decreasing transmission.