The links on this page will take you to recommended sites that have useful information on all aspects of influenza.
European centre for disease prevention
and control (ECDC): is an EU agency with aim to strengthen Europe’s defences against infectious diseases.DG Sanco influenza: provides information about seasonal influenza and strains.
Finland Kansanterveyslaitos (KTL): is responsible, as an expert body under the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, to promote people living a healthy life.
GROG: is a network of doctors that highlight the dangers of influenza on public health.
SPLF: is the French-language Society of Pneumology (Société de pneumologie de langue française – SPLF) a professional organisation.
Robert Koch Institut (RKI): is the central federal institution responsible for disease control and prevention.
Link to Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH): is a state organisation with responsibility for surveillance of public health, infectious diseases and environmental conditions.
Link to Direcção-Geral da Saúde
Direcção-Geral da Saúde: is a Portuguese site that contains an influenza “microsite”.Link to Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia
Sociedade Portuguesa de Pneumologia: is the Portuguese Pneumology Society website.
Link to FOPH
Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH): examines the incidence of infectious diseases.
Read reviewers comments on this website (PDF).
Link to NHS Direct
NHS Direct: is at the forefront of 24-hour health care, delivering telephone and e-health information services day and night direct to the public.
Link to WHO
World Health Organisation (WHO): is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.