Misconceptions about influenza vaccination
“Many doctors think flu vaccination is a burden to the public health system.”
ESWI commissioned study confirms: Influenza vaccination of the elderly does make sense
21 October 2013
This alternative analysis of the Cochrane review counters misconceptions about influenza vaccination and provides evidence of its effectiveness in the elderly. The study has been published in Vaccine and is available online in ScienceDirect. Media and press have been alerted through this press statement.
16 October 2013
As part of its commitment to the future of the influenza field, ESWI launches the third edition of the Influenza Award for Young Scientists. The most promising body of work in flu research will be awarded a prize of €10,000. The competition is open to all young scientists worldwide. Submission instructions are available here.
ESWI 2014 conference registrations now open
5 September 2013
ESWI will hold the fifth edition of its ESWI Influenza Conferences in Riga, Latvia, on 14–17 September 2014. While the Organizing Committee is going to all lengths to develop top-level programmes for scientific experts and public health officials, the conference website now features general delegate and sponsor information, important dates, preliminary programmes and a registration module. Kindly check www.eswiconference.com or download the first announcement.