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Swine flu virus. Credit: NIAID

The BSI has issued a statement in response to ongoing media stories about the current flu outbreak in the UK. 

BSI statement in response to BMJ report on use of animal studies in the development of a TB vaccine.

Our response to the publication of the UK Government's Industrial Strategy

Measles virus. 3D illustration showing structure of measles virus with surface glycoprotein spikes heamagglutinin-neuraminidase and fusion protein

BSI statement in response to news reports of a measles outbreak in Liverpool and Leeds. 

The BSI has released a statement in response to the news that Dr Patrick Vallance has been appointed the new governement Chief Scientific Advisor. 

The BSI response to the Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2017 being awarded for a technique to allow the imaging of molecules. 

This is the BSI response to the publication of the 2016 - 17 immunisations statistics for England. 

A presentation being made at the European Respiratory Society Congress in Milan today has reported on findings from a study examining the use of disinfectant by nurses and their subsequent likelihood of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Our response to the Government commissioned report on the UK's Life Sciences Industrial Strategy

Our response to a study published in the Journal of Immunology looking at how carbon nanoparticles (such as those found in air pollution) can alter structure and function of certain proteins of the immune system.

Our response to a BMJ article calling for healthcare professionals to drop the message to 'complete the course' of antibiotics to avoid antibiotic resistance.

Our response to the Government's Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) decision regarding extending Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination to adolescent boys.

Our response to research linking maternal sugar consumption during pregnancy to allergy in the offspring.

This BSI statement is in response to a ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on national courts deciding that vaccines may cause adverse reactions, even in the absence of scientific evidence.

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