TITLE

Release of the statement on influenza for the 2007-2008 season from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization

AUTHOR(S)
Langley, Joanne M.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/23/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 9, p1025
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the statement of the National Advisory Committee on Immunization regarding influenza for the 2007-2008 season in Canada. It discusses the committee's recommendations on influenza prevention and the significant changes in the recommendations for 2007 and 2008, which includes the recommended recipients of influenza vaccine and the recommended influenza vaccination schedule for children aged six months to nine years. Furthermore, public health programs in Canada are planning to conduct vaccination campaigns to decrease the cases of influenza.
ACCESSION #
27236698

 

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