The International Federation of Ageing (IFA) and the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) have issued a joint statement on proposed changes to the childhood pneumococcal vaccine guidelines. The organisations have issued this statement.
Interesting article in The Sun about Pneumococcal disease and the important role for vaccination.
A report by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) (Public Health in Europe During the Austerity Years) has highlighted how flu vaccination coverage among older people has fallen across Europe between 2004 and 2014.
The Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) has expressed concern over a Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) recommendation that the number of doses of pneumococcal vaccine given to babies should be reduced.
Public Health England has announced that since the introduction of a shingles vaccine in the UK, cases have fallen by a third.
A brilliant initiative highlighted in the Brent and Kilburn Times.
The announcement comes just one week after it was reported that England had achieved the target rate of getting 95% of children to have had the first dose of the MMR vaccine by their 5th birthday.
Responding to an announcement by the UK Government, the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) has praised the long-called for decision to vaccinate social care workers.
Academics have announced plans for a trial of a new “universal” vaccination against seasonal flu.