Certificate of compliance

Influenza Specialist Group

is in compliance with the HONcode

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10 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Jan 2019

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Date of initial review:

17 Dec 2007

Certificate validity:

valid until Jan 2019

Date of last visit:

15 Jan 2018
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

The Influenza Specialist Group (ISG) is a Special Interest Group of the Immunisation Coaltion, and consists of medical and scientific specialists from around Australia and New Zealand with an interest in influenza.

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The site is not intended to be used for clinical decision making, which is beyond the scope of this website. The purpose of this site is to provide basic information about influenza, its causes, prevention and treatment. The Influenza Specialist Group (“ISG”) does not represent or warrant that the content of this website is current, accurate, authentic or complete or that the information contained in this website is suitable for your needs. You should assess whether the information is accurate, authentic or complete and, where appropriate, seek independent professional advice.

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1st study: Comparing N95 fit and non-fit tested, with surgical masks and control: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1750-2659.2011.00198.x/abstract
2nd study: Comparing targeted N95 use vs continuous N95 use vs surgical masks: www.atsjournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1164/rccm.201207-1164OC
Detailed summary: www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2013/02/study-full-time-n95-use-offers-best-respiratory-protection
3rd study: Bacterial infections: www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0091743514000322#

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Page published: January 2014
Last reviewed: 5 October 2015

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Our website does not host any form of advertising

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