Entries by annickmannaerts

What are European countries doing to protect populations this Flu Season?

ESWI co-signed an open letter to express our concern about the average low coverage rates for flu vaccination in Europe. We call for concrete action to meet the WHO 75% target among risk groups, especially in this season! Read the letter here: https://www.vaccineseurope.eu/news/articles/open-letter-calling-for-urgent-action-to-address-alarmingly-low-coverage-rates-for-influenza-vaccination

VaxHunt: “The Quest to Prevent the Next Pandemic” winners!

Congratulations to Guha, Sila, and Julia, winners of VaxHunt: The Quest to Prevent the Next Pandemic,  an online game launched by the Influenzer Initiative at #ESWI2020. This interactive game engages players in one of science’s greatest challenges- universal vaccine protection against influenza. If you missed your chance to play, fear not, a new in-person VaxHunt […]

World Immunization Week 2021 – Vaccines bring us closer

World Immunisation Week – celebrated every year in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Immunisation saves millions of lives every year and is widely recognised as one of the world’s most successful health interventions. Yet, there are still nearly 20 […]

Coronavirus, flu and RSV colliding in the fall: conclusions of ESWI’s webinars and recommendations

ESWI organised four webinars in June 2020 to address these questions and discuss them amongst peers, clinicians and policymakers. INFLUENZA AND RSV IN A COVID-19 WORLD CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS OF COVID-19, INFLUENZA AND RSV INTERVENTION STRATEGIES FOR COVID-19, INFLUENZA AND RSV CORNERSTONES OF PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS AND URGENT ACTIONS The following is a summary of the main […]

ESWI Young Scientist Awards 2020

The fifth edition of the ESWI Young Scientist Best Body Of Work award goes to Dr. Robert de Vries, Utrecht University, The Netherlands for his substantial accomplishments to date in the field of understanding influenza virus dynamics. The first edition of the ESWI Young Scientist Innovative Award, a research grant supported by Seqirus, goes to Dr. […]