Flu shots for children? Why this should be more on the radar
ESWI Board Member Terho Heikkinen, Professor in paediatrics at the University of Turku in Finland talks about paediatric infectious diseases. Learn about why the flu shot is to be recommended in children.
New study: People with Diabetes are at Increased Risk of Flu Complications
Immunosenescence and Altered Vaccine Efficiency in Older Subjects: A Myth Difficult to Change
Organismal ageing is associated with many physiological changes, including differences in the immune system of most animals.
8th International Influenza Meeting
September 2-4 2022, Munster
How to be an inFLUencer: the role of a general practitioner
ESWI Board Member and retired general practitioner Ted van Essen describes his unique journey from studying the benefits of influenza vaccination to risk groups to becoming “Dr Ted” on Dutch television, and having this important role in bringing ...
Vaccinations to consider before, during, and after pregnancy
Dr George Kassianos, ESWI Board Member and retired general practitioner gives a comprehensive and in-depth explanation of vaccination and pregnancy, including the risks and benefits to the mother and the infant.
Pandemic Preparedness Planning in Peacetime
ESWI Chair and Professor in Virology, Ab Osterhaus, gives a captivating explanation on why we need to stay vigilant and properly prepare for the next pandemic.
Policy & Recommendations
WHO announces flu strain selection
Full announcement by the WHO.
What are European countries doing to protect populations this Flu Season?
Steering group on Influenza Vaccination signs open letter
2021 Chronic Health Conditions Surveys: Gaps between Healthcare Professionals and Adult Patients
Less than half of patients with chronic health conditions report having been vaccinated against flu
Hitting new heights: Improving vaccination uptake among patients with chronic conditions across Europe
This report was produced in partnership with the Coalition for Life-course Immunisation and the Longevity Centre UK