The most efficient way to structurally lower the impact of influenza on a country’s population, is a combined effort by all parties involved. Only when public health authorities, healthcare providers, organizations of people at risk and scientific researchers form a network and join forces to combat the disease, significant progress can be made.
Writen on 9 February 2012 by flucentre CMS
The ESWI influenza documentary covers all aspects of the disease, ranging from the characteristics of the flu virus itself to the impact of pandemic and epidemic influenza. This tool is a highly informative influenza movie (38 min of length), which has now been made available online and can be used free of charge. You are hence kindly invited to distribute the weblink to anyone you think could benefit from it.
Writen on 15 December 2011 by ESWI
To lower the impact of influenza on public health in Europe, the European Scientific Working group on Influenza brings together all influenza stakeholders at the first European Flu Summit. The concept of the one-day meeting is to provide influenza stakeholder organizations with a platform to exchange good practices and to initiate concrete actions.
Writen on 3 November 2010 by flucentre CMS
The H5N1 bird flu virus may be evolving the ability to spread from mammal to mammal, says a team who have discovered that pigs in Indonesia have been infected with the disease since 2005. It's one step in the frightening chain of events that could lead to human transmission and a pandemic.
The global H5N1 avian influenza situation has not improved very much since the virus began spreading widely in 2003, and many human cases have probably gone unreported, French health experts conclude in an assessment published yesterday in Eurosurveillance.
Writen on 27 July 2010 by flucentre with the tags avian