Italy bans non-vaccinated children from starting state schools as Health Minister blames fall in vaccination rates on ‘fake news’.
Responding to the news of falls in uptake of the shingles vaccination, the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) has urged a change to its eligibility guidelines.
A literature review and survey data from 4015 adults across Germany, France, Spain and the UK shows ‘high levels of hesitancy and multiple forms of mistrust’ of immunisation.
A petition to increase vaccine coverage to all children up to at least 11 years has gained more than 640,000 signatures.
The Guardian US interactive team model the effects of measles vaccination of 10 different communities to demonstrate the effects of herd immunisation
Scientists at the UK National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) dispel some of the common myths about flu vaccines
Professor Wendy Barclay, Chair of influenza virology at Imperial College London debunks common myths and misconceptions
Between the 4th – 6th November 2015, the International Federation on Ageing assembled a range of medical practitioners, policy officers and industry representatives to discuss how best to promote vaccine uptake across Europe.
Michael Hodin, CEO of the Global Coalition on Ageing outlines how to ‘fix the pneumonia epidemic’ for World Pneumonia Day
“It seems counter-productive to try and control the spread of infection by immunising full-time staff but ignoring the many students who have daily contact with patients.”