Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Children Aged 6-59 Months -- Eight Immunization Information System Sentinel Sites, United States, 2007-08 Influenza Season

September 2008
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/26/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 38, p1043
The article presents the results of influenza vaccination coverage among children aged 6-59 months for 2007-08 influenza season based on data analyzed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from the eight immunization information system (IIS) sentinel sites. Low vaccination coverage for the age group 6-59 months is reported. Identification of specific parent-based and provider-based strategies to address challenges associated with influenza vaccination is suggested.


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