For the first time, EMA is making suspected side effect reports of veterinary medicines authorised in the European Union publicly accessible through the www.adrreports.eu website. The reports come directly from Eudravigilance Veterinary (EVVet), a database for processing pharmacovigilance reports which is used as one of several tools for regulators to monitor the benefit-risk balance of a veterinary medicine once it is authorised.
Effective from January 2020, JRC scientist Anna Price has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the Elsevier journal Reproductive Toxicology.
Outbreaks of A(H5N8) A(H5N1) avian influenza viruses have been reported in the central eastern part of Europe since the beginning of January. To minimise risk, people that are exposed to potentially infected birds should avoid direct unprotected contact to birds or their droppings and take appropriate personal protection measures.