Reducing COVID-19 transmission and strengthening vaccine uptake among migrant populations in the EU/EEA

Some migrant groups in the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and the United Kingdom (UK) have been disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, experiencing a range of health and social impacts. In addition, certain migrant groups have a known range of risk factors for low vaccine uptake and may face barriers to accessing health and vaccination systems. This report presents: 1) evidence around the clinical, health, and social impact that COVID-19 has had on migrant populations in EU/EEA countries and the UK; 2) risk factors and vulnerabilities in migrant populations to
COVID-19; and 3) considerations for ensuring equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine rollout through identifying successes, lessons learned, and good practices to date.

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Governmental / Institutional / Public Health Statutory Body Document, Practices & Practices Databases, Research
Communicable diseases, Financial security, social protection, social inclusion, access to care, poverty, Groups that experience vulnerability: women, ethnic minorities, LGBTI+, migrants, disability

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