This section of the website is intended for use by media professionals, and offers key statistics, scientific studies and background information on infectious disease and the importance of home hygiene.
Professor John Oxford on WebTV,
7th June 2011
Dr Xuhui Zhong on Chinese infomercial, 2011
Dr Lynn McIntyre of the Canadian Public Health Association, 2011
Global Hygiene Council Cold & Flu Consensus Statement
Hand, foot and mouth disease statement
The truth about germs fact sheet
Mould in the home fact sheet
Hygiene hypothesis backgrounder
Glossary of terms
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The Hygiene Council have issued a cold and flu consensus statement, which details recommendations as to how to prevent cold and flu. Read more...
A new report by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine concludes that the hygiene hypothesis is not supported by evidence. Read more...
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