Vaccination, our main ally in the battle against infectious diseases, is the most effective and safest prevention tool
available to us. According to estimates by the World Health Organization, about 3 million deaths every y...Keep reading
International vaccinations are all those vaccinations that are compulsory and recommended, in order to travel to the tropics (tropical vaccinations), or before a trip to an area with a risk of endemic diseases.Keep reading
An experimental vaccine designed to protect against several strains of the flu virus produced promising results in an efficacy study. NIAID investigator Matthew J. Memoli, M. D. , conducted the study, which involved administering o...Keep reading
Diphtheria is a relatively easy infection to prevent, largely thanks to the availability of effective vaccines. Currently, however, the diphtheria bacterium is evolving to become resistant to a number of classes of antibiotics and in future c...Keep reading
The difference between Covid-19, influenza and colds. There are many similarities and few differences, so let's find out what these differences are so we can recognise the symptoms of Covid-19.Keep reading
Our health is one of the factors that most affects our overall well-being. Wanting to draw on popular wisdom, we could say that “when there is health there is everything. ” It is probably an understatement, but it is unden...Keep reading
Primary Prevention (vaccination)
Primary prevention against HPV is mainly through vaccination. This is discussed in detail in the section on the HPV vaccine.
Primary prevention (prophylaxis) of sexually...Keep reading
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We operate in the fields of prevention, protection and safety alongside individuals and comp...Keep reading
In this section you can consult our sickness fact sheets and vaccine fact sheets, where present, to have all the detailed information that may be useful to you.
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One of the fundamental aspects of prevention consists in correctly and promptly identifying specific health conditions, in order to start the right therapy as soon as possible. Only in this way can the negative effects of...Keep reading
The fight against every disease is based on a fundamental pillar: the rapid identification of the pathology. It is this pillar that makes it possible to avoid the disease or start the correct treatment as soon as possible. Ma...Keep reading
Smallpox is a contagious disease of viral origin that is fatal in 30% of cases. The World Health Organisation declared the disease officially eradicated in 1980.
Because it is a viral disease, treatment with antibiotics is not effecti...Keep reading
Malawi is the first country to launch a malaria vaccination campaign, with a pilot project that will also cover other countries such as Kenya and Ghana.
The vaccine, called RTS,S, will be available to children from the age of two.
Yesterday, 2 January, marked the anniversary of the death of the great cyclist Fausto Coppi.
We join the commemoration not only to remember the Italian champion, but above all to remember the preventable and treatable cause of his death...Keep reading
Flu is a highly contagious viral disease that infects the airways such as the nose, throat and lungs and is transmitted through droplets of mucus and saliva, or by contact with contaminated hands.
The primary objective of flu prevention...Keep reading
Dr Massimo Galli, Past President of SIMIT (Italian Society of Infectious and Tropical Diseases) and Professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Milan, reminds Ansa that it is children and adolescents, together with some people co...Keep reading
The essential personal medical kit for travellers. How to defend yourself against minor health incidents. How to combat traveller's diarrhoea. How to protect your health while travelling.Keep reading
Vaccines are one of the most powerful tools for substantially reducing mortality and are among the most cost-effective health interventions.
In addition to the direct protection provided to vaccinated individuals, high levels of vaccina...Keep reading
Legionellosis, a disease caused by the Legionella bacterium, has been an underestimated disease in this period monopolised by Covid 19. Keep reading