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.
Vaccines Today publishes a video on the importance of vaccinations in protecting your pregnancy – “Pregnancy & health: protecting you and your baby”
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.
“Vaccines Today has published a new video on adult vaccination: Ageing well: staying healthy in later life”
New research reveals that repeated vaccination for influenza (among older adults) was twice as effective in preventing severe influenza compared with nonsevere influenza in patients who were admitted to hospital.
Vaccines Today publishes new video on life-course immunisation.
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.