Immunology & Infection

Influenza vaccines: how effective are they?

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. 

Apocalypse now: antimicrobial resistance

To mark the start of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, here is a blog for non-medical readers by Lynda Ware, Senior Fellow in General Practice with Cochrane UK, taking a look at the threat posed by antimicrobial resistance and what we can do about it.  Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a very real threat to all of […]