Posts Tagged ‘Flu’

New evidence shows flu vaccine reduces NHS staff sickness and saves money

Improvements in NHS flu vaccination programmes can reduce NHS staff sickness, reducing the strain on NHS services during the winter months. That's the k...

No benefit of double dose antiviral drug for severe influenza

There are no virological or clinical benefits of giving double doses of the antiviral drug oseltamivir (Tamiflu) to patients admitted to hospital with seve...

Flu outbreak piles pressure on critical care units

The number of people critically ill with flu in hospitals in England has risen by 60% in a week, putting pressure on intensive care and high dependency un...