Information on vaccines for people fleeing Ukraine
Інформація про вакцини для біженців з України.Read more
The European Commission authorised the first COVID-19 vaccine on 21 December 2020, after an evaluation by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and consultation with the EU Member States.Read more
Information on the national vaccination schedules in the EU/EEA countries can be found hereCheck the schedule
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.
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Benefits of vaccination for individuals
Learn how vaccines protect individuals against serious and life-threatening diseases.
Benefits of vaccination for the community
Find out how vaccines help reduce the spread of disease in communities, and help establish herd immunity.
How vaccines work
Find out how vaccines protect people by triggering an immune response.
Approval of vaccines in the European Union
Information on vaccine approval, testing, and scientific evaluation by authorities, in order to control quality, effectiveness and safety.
When to vaccinate
Find national vaccination schedules for EU/EEA countries offering vaccinations for specific ages and populations.
Approved vaccines are effective at preventing disease, serious symptoms, and decreasing transmission.