TITLE

Influenza vaccination reduces risk of hospitalization for heart disease and CVD in subjects aged ≥65 years

AUTHOR(S)
Yung, B.
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Thorax;Jul2003, Vol. 58 Issue 7, p572
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that influenza vaccination reduces the risk of hospitalization for heart disease and cardiovascular disease subjects aged 65-years and older. Comparison of mortality between influenza vaccinated and non-influenza vaccinated subjects.
ACCESSION #
10595433

 

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