ECDC Public Health Emergency Preparedness - Risk characterisation

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Risk characterisation

For communicable diseases, identifying the (possibly novel) pathogen and its epidemiologic characteristics such as reservoir and potential sources, modes of transmission, risk groups, level and duration of infectiousness, virulence (e.g. case–fatality rate), generation time, and available control strategies. Based on this, assess the risk. For other health risks, characterising the current and potential consequences for human health in directly affected and other Member States.

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