As Europe confronts another difficult flu season, it seems only appropriate to share this report from ABC News:
Added by WHO/Europe on January 27, 2011 at 13:28 — No Comments
WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan included some remarks about the worrying trend of anti-vaccine sentiments in her opening speech to the WHO Executive Board on 17 January 2011. She said,
In some cases, persuading the public to seek vaccination has become even more problematic than during the [H1N1] pandemic. As documented in the report on immunization, the problem of public mistrust extends well beyond influenza vaccines.
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Happy New Year and here's to a healthy, productive 2011! The passing of the New Year means that EIW 2011 kicks off in less than four months -- an exciting and slightly daunting thought! Make sure to check back on this site often in the coming weeks to learn more about this year's initiative. And as always, all members of the campaign site are encouraged to contribute to the site and to share information about their country's planned EIW activities.
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Added by WHO/Europe on January 19, 2011 at 8:30 — No Comments