Influenza is a viral infection prevalent in the Winter months, and outbreaks in hospitals and local communities can be deadly if vulnerable people are not vaccinated. BMJ Best Practice has a lot of information on influenza infection, diagnosis and prevention. Read more here
The UK influenza preparedness strategy 2011
This strategy describes the Government’s approach for responding to an influenza pandemic. It updates and replaces the previous guidance ‘Pandemic flu: a national framework for responding to an influenza pandemic 2007’.