New report examines the importance of prevention in maintaining adult health, the value of adult vaccination, and the burden of adult pneumococcal disease.
To introduce a new policy report which sets out the findings of research into immunisation policy in England, Darius Hughes, UK Head of Pfizer Vaccines has written a guest blog for the European Adult Immunisation Hub.
British GPs have driven up pertussis vaccine coverage in pregnant women from 55.1% to 57.7% in the six months from April to October 2015, higher than levels observed this time last year
‘I just couldn’t believe I had pneumonia… I thought it was only something old people got’
Uptake of flu vaccination among health professionals is stubbornly low despite the role the profession plays in informing patients about the benefits of the jab, writes Professor Susanna Esposito.
A simple infographic you can use to demonstrate the dynamics of herd immunity.
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.”
What can be done to address the social media activities of the anti-vaccination lobby?
Shona Robison stresses that adult vaccination is an integral part of the Scottish Government’s winter preparedness programme