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14 Feb 2022

Growing older and staying healthy during the flu season - promoting the need for flu vaccine

Older people are at a higher risk of influenza infections and serious life-altering complications. During recent flu seasons...

10 Feb 2022

Healthcare workers are at high risk for flu but vaccination rate remains surprisingly low

Healthcare workers are committed to improving the health of their patients even in the most critical times such as the current...

11 Jan 2022

How can the influenza vaccine coverage rate increase in low- and middle-income countries?

Interview with Dr. Joseph Bresee, Director of the respiratory virus prevention programs at The Task Force for Global Health, and...

17 Nov 2021

Which groups of people are more vulnerable to flu?  

Typically starting in October, seasonal flu lasts throughout March for the Northern hemisphere and April to September for the...

08 Nov 2021

Keep your system in practice for the flu

Is your immune system like a football goalkeeper? ⚽️🤒 It's more similar than you may think, and we all need to keep...

29 Sep 2021

Flu season 2021/22 is approaching: flu vaccination may be more important than ever to protect the most vulnerable

Author: Paula Barbosa, Head of Influenza Policy and Advocacy, IFPMA, Member of the Board, #TogetherAgainstFlu campaign This...

27 Sep 2021

Calling decision-makers to adapt flu vaccination programs and policies in light of COVID-19 pandemic

IFPMA and The Health Policy Partnership have launched a report ‘Influenza vaccination during the COVID-19...

01 Sep 2021

Get your flu shot at the right time!

The Northern Hemisphere flu season is approaching! So, when is the optimal time to offer flu vaccination to older adults,...

29 Apr 2021

What are the risks associated with the current low levels of influenza awareness and low (no) circulating influenza viruses?

An interview with Dr. Arnold Monto from the University of Michigan School of Public Health   Influenza is still a...

29 Apr 2021

What are the main issues concerning the next flu season?

An interview with Dr. Richard Webby from the Infectious Disease Department at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital There...

29 Apr 2021

Meeting the challenges of the next flu season

An interview with Dr. John McCauley, Director of the Worldwide Influenza Centre, the Francis Crick Institute. The current low...

18 Feb 2021

Trustworthy resources

Especially due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are now going through, the flu shot has become more important than ever. It is in...