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1 February, 2017

Lancet Public Health - Have you herd? Indirect flu vaccine effects are critically important

A recent Comment in the Lancet Public Health refers to a publication in the same journal authored by Immunisation HPRU members titled Effect of mass paediatric influenza vaccination on existing...

19 September, 2016

HPRU in Immunisation Annual Scientific Meeting

LSHTM and the Vaccine Centre hosted an open meeting on 19th September 2016 for scientists and non-scientists interested in vaccination and the work of the HPRU in Immunisation

Theme 1:...

15 March, 2016

Giving 65 year olds PCV-13 pneumococcal vaccine not cost-effective

Research conducted at the HPRU in Immunisation reveals that giving 65 year olds PCV-13 pneumococcal vaccine is not cost-effective.

Administering healthy 65 year olds with the 13-valent...

15 June, 2015

Cheltenham Science Festival HPRU in Immunisation

Can we predict pandemics?

HPRU in Immunisation team members Mark Jit and Albert Jan van Hoek joined colleagues at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine at the Cheltenham...

21 May, 2015

Three Minute Thesis: 'Making Vaccines Safer'

Did you know that to read an entire PhD thesis out loud it would take around 9 hours? Three Minute Thesis is a national competition that challenges PhD students to give clear and engaging 3 minute...

20 April, 2015

What are Health Protection Research Units?

The National Institute for Health Research Health Protection Research Unit (NIHR HPRU) at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is a partnership with Public Health England (PHE) in...