In the second of two blogs from public health doctors on preventing influenza ('flu), Emma Plugge takes a look at some of the Cochrane evidence on preventing influenza through vaccination.
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In the first of two blogs from public health doctors on preventing influenza ('flu), David Roberts explains why the influenza vaccine changes each 'flu season, how effective it is and how that is measured.
Sarah Chapman blogs new Cochrane evidence, published today, on boosting uptake of routine vaccinations through issuing reminders.
Members of the Cochrane UK Trainee Advisory Committee share why antibiotic resistance should matter to you
In 2017, Professor Dame Sally Davies, England’s Chief Medical Officer, warned that the world could face a “post-antibiotic apocalypse.” She...
To mark the start of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, here is a blog for non-medical readers by Lynda Ware,...
Ahead of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Samantha Gale, Cochrane UK’s Public Health Fellow, gives a brief introduction to antibiotic resistance
In this blog for non-medical readers, Dr Lynda Ware looks at new Cochrane evidence on improving antibiotic prescribing practices by hospital doctors
In this guest blog for the general reader, retired GP Lynda Ware looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on detecting and treating 'strep throat'.
‘Superbugs’ have hit the headlines again. As the 193 countries of the United Nations pass round the pen and...
It's World Antibiotic Awareness Week and Richard Lehman looks at the latest evidence on shared decisions about antibiotic use for respiratory infections
Could offering home-based specimen collection improve the management of common STIs chlamydia and gonorrhoea?