A number of deaths have been confirmed at a Tasmanian nursing home during an influenza outbreak, the ABC can reveal.
New figures show that the flu vaccine nasal spray reduced the risk of vaccinated children getting flu by more than 65% in the last flu season in England …
Last winter’s vaccine reduced the risk of flu by 66% in children, according to Public Health England, up 8% on last year. Read More
Just like winter, flu season is coming. And as it does, employers grapple with the best way to protect their employees (as well as customers, patients, clients and students) from contracting the [...]
The Effect of Influenza Vaccination on Birth Outcomes in a Cohort of Pregnant Women in Lao PDR, 2014-2015.
Some studies suggest that maternal influenza vaccination can improve birth outcomes. However, there are limited data from tropical settings, particularly Southeast Asia. We conducted an [...]
Factors associated with a successful expansion of influenza vaccination among pregnant women in Nicaragua.
Pregnant women are at risk of severe influenza disease and are a priority group for influenza vaccination programs. Nicaragua expanded recommendations to include influenza vaccination to all [...]
The Lao Experience in Deploying Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 Vaccine: Lessons Made Relevant in Preparing for Present Day Pandemic Threats.
The Lao PDR, as did most countries of the Mekong Region, embarked on a pandemic vaccine initiative to counter the threat posed by influenza A(H1N1)pdm09. Overall, estimated vaccine coverage of [...]