AGES - Wissen aktuell
"AGES-Wissen aktuell" is a freely accessible online journal in which we publish scientific results and research reports from the fields of public health, animal health, food safety and agriculture, as well as reports with risk assessments by our experts on selected topics.
Here you will find, among other things, epidemiological evaluations of the COVID 19 pandemic and the risk barometer with information on risk perception and the level of information of the Austrian population with regard to their own health.
Human rabies has become a rarity in Europe. However, rabies is still endemic in many parts of the world; the highest risk is when traveling to Southeast Asia, India or North Africa.
Climate and health
Tasks and Challenges of the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety
Risk Barometer 2023 antibiotic resistance
The Risk Barometer determines at regular intervals how the Austrian population perceives the risk of various factors influencing their own health.
Epidemiological parameters of the COVID19 outbreak, Austria.
Epidemiological parameters of the COVID19 outbreak, update 27.06.2023, Austria, 2020 - June 2023.
Mercury intake via food (period 2016-2022)
In the present report, the occurrence of total mercury in food was evaluated, the exposure of the Austrian population was estimated, and the TWI exhaustion for inorganic mercury and methylmercury was…
Mosquito Alert and other reports of gelsen by the population - Annual Report 2022.
Through this project, information on the distribution of alien mosquito species will be collected from the population, and at the same time, awareness of health threats posed by mosquitoes will be…
Mosquito monitoring at Vienna International Airport Schwechat Annual Report 2022
Since 2018, mosquito monitoring has been carried out at Vienna International Airport in order to determine whether exotic and potentially invasive mosquito species are being introduced into Austria…
HIV in Austria - Summary of the HIV Cohort Report 2022.
In Austria, most HIV-infected persons are registered and treated in the HIV Cohort (AHIVCOS). An association of meanwhile nine clinics cares for the patients according to a uniform system and thus…
Ovitrap Monitoring of alien mosquito species in Austria - Annual Report 2022.
The aim of this study is to implement an Austria-wide mosquito monitoring program using ovitraps ("egg-laying traps") to record the occurrence and distribution of alien and potentially invasive…
Last updated: 11.09.2023