COVID-19 evolving variants and how to stay safe
Why are we seeing a rising number of COVID-19 cases in some parts of the world? How is the SARS CoV 2 virus evolving? What do Governments and the public need to do to live with COVID-19 safely? Dr Maria Van Kerkhove explains in WHO's Science in 5.
Progress Report: Reducing the Burden of RSV across the Lifespan
The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) supports RSV education by engaging key audiences, sharing firsthand experiences of RSV among all age groups, and providing resources to help raise awareness of the burden of disease.
ECDC on Air podcast: The solidarity of Vaccination
European Immunization Week is marked across Europe every year in the final week of April. It aims to raise awareness of the importance of immunisation for the general health and well-being of the European and wider population.
ReSViNET's RSV Dashboard is 𝐋𝐈𝐕𝐄!
ReSViNET Foundation is supporting healthcare decisions by providing transparency and accessibility to shared global RSV surveillance data. The dashboard will help simplify tracking changes in RSV seasonality globally.
Association of COVID-19 Infection With Incident Diabetes
SARS-CoV-2 infection may lead to acute and chronic sequelae. Emerging evidence suggests a higher risk of diabetes after infection, but population-based evidence is still sparse.
How mRNA technology is improving the flu Shot: The Big Take podcast by Bloomberg
It’s estimated that half a million or more people around the world die of influenza each year. And many of these deaths could be prevented with a highly effective, widely used flu shot.
United in Protection: vaccination is a show of solidarity!
Ahead of European Immunisation Week (EIW), taking place from 23 to 29 April 2023, Isabel de la Mata -principal advisor for Health and Crisis Management at the European Commission- talks about the benefits of lifelong vaccination
Improving Adult Vaccination Policy in Long-Term Care Settings. Technical Report.
With the World Immunization Week coming up, IFA has produced a study to deliver critical baseline data to help inform technical guidelines, as well as governmental and civil society dialogue and policy actions, to protect the health of LTC residents.
SARS-CoV-2 Omicron boosting induces de novo B cell response in humans
The primary two-dose SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine series are strongly immunogenic in humans, but the emergence of highly infectious variants necessitated additional doses and the development of new variant-derived vaccines.
ESWI Respiratory Virus Summit 2022
ESWI pandemic preparedness summit: where science and policy meet
Main outcome of the ESWI summit “Pandemic Preparedness: Where Science and Policy Meet”, which took place in Brussels in June 2022, was recently published in the scientific journal One Health Outlook.
IDF Diabetes Atlas 2022 Reports
In 2022, the annual Atlas took a deeper look into the impact of type 2 diabetes in indigenous peoples, type 1 diabetes across all age groups, COVID-19 among people with diabetes, and diabetes foot-related complications.