Navigation Links
Demand for universal flu vaccination

Numerous lives could be saved each year, if only everyone over the age of 60 had a flu jab. According to vaccine experts, Dr. Gregory Poland fe that universal vaccination in three regions// over two flu seasons reduced mortality from the disease by 40 to 50 per cent. Clearly vaccination can be a life-saver, yet take-up rates are still only around 70 per cent.

Dr Poland proposes some changes to make vaccination universal among the over-65s. First, nurses should be able to prescribe the vaccine to elderly people in hospital. Next, set up special flu clinics and use 'standing orders' for repeat vaccination in doctors' offices, he says. Not only should we prepare for the next flu pandemic, but there's the ugly possibility of facing bioweapons consisting of the flu virus, which could devastate whole communities.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. High Demand for a child vaccine
2. Mentally Demanding Jobs Found To Reduce The Risk Of Alzheimer’
3. Research Fraud By Doctor – Probe Demanded
4. Drugs Manufacturers Capitalizing On The Surge In Demand For Bone Health Care
5. Bird Flu Likely To Reduce World Energy Demand
6. New Plastic Surgery Unit Set Up In Kolkata To Meet Ever-Increasing Consumer Demand
7. Sex Health Clinics Unable To Meet Increasing Demand
8. Bird Flu Scare Does Not Reduce Demand For Chicken
9. Demand For Diet Drugs On The Rise
10. High Demand For Circumcision In AIDS-Hit Swaziland
11. High Demand For Protective Suit in Afghan: Culling Would Have To Wait
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:9/21/2017)... Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) , ... September 21, ... ... Use Policy , **An FDAnews Management Report**, http://www.fdanews.com/products/54818-promotional-communication      , In the ... every edge they can get while staying in compliance with FDA rules. , ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... WA (PRWEB) , ... September 21, 2017 , ... ... technology using Microscan’s LVS 7510 at the Global GS1 Healthcare Conference 2017 in ... of the life-sciences industry for ensuring label quality and improving patient safety. ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... FlipBelt, the fitness brand that ... detail to the athletic wear market with the launch of their FlipBelt Crops. , ... their essentials securely at their fingertips while at the gym, on the trail, or ...
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... September 20, 2017 , ... FirstAlign ( http://www.firstalign.com ), combines ... Artificial Intelligence (AI) thinking, announced today the launch of its revamped web presence. ... information that offers a more comprehensive understanding of the organization’s business and machine ...
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... September 20, 2017 , ... ... and commercialization, has just released a new white paper discussing the benefits ... than ever about medical device, pharmaceutical, and combination product organizations making sure ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/7/2017)...   BioLife Solutions , Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS ... grade cell and tissue hypothermic storage and ... , President and CEO, will be presenting at two investment ... Renshaw 19 th Annual Global Investment Conference on Tuesday, ... time). The conference is being held at the New York ...
(Date:9/6/2017)... , Sept. 6, 2017   PDI , a ... it will host an educational session focused on the ... infection (CLABSI) prevention at the 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting ... will take place at the Phoenix ... from Sept. 16-19, will also feature PDI,s ...
(Date:9/5/2017)... -- Sapheneia and Scannerside received FDA 510(k) clearance to ... third-party Vendor neutral CT product that makes it affordable ... current MITA standards. ... specifically designed to provide CT operators, prior to a ... a predefined threshold. Scannerside Dose Check is intended to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: