Influenza vaccination and antimicrobial resistance: strategic recommendations

  12 June 2021

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an increasing threat to global health. Vaccination has received heightened attention as an approach to combat antibiotic use and possibly AMR. Vaccination can prevent bacterial and viral infections that may otherwise be treated, sometimes inappropriately, with antimicrobial medicines. WHO has stated that increased uptake of influenza vaccines should be prioritized for its impact on antibiotic use and AMR. This reports aims to assess the association between influenza vaccination and AMR, and develop strategic recommendations regarding the implementation of influenza vaccination within a global strategy to combat AMR.

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Author(s): Heuvel. L. van, Caini, S., Dückers, M., Paget, J.
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