European ADULT IMMUNISATION HUB

Tag: Immunisation

New report examines the importance of prevention in maintaining adult health, the value of adult vaccination, and the burden of adult pneumococcal disease.

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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.

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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

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‘I just couldn’t believe I had pneumonia… I thought it was only something old people got’

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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.

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A simple infographic you can use to demonstrate the dynamics of herd immunity.

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Michael Hodin, CEO of the Global Coalition on Ageing outlines how to ‘fix the pneumonia epidemic’ for World Pneumonia Day

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“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.”

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What can be done to address the social media activities of the anti-vaccination lobby?

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Shona Robison stresses that adult vaccination is an integral part of the Scottish Government’s winter preparedness programme

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