TITLE

National Influenza Vaccination Week--December 8-14, 2008

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;12/5/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 48, p1307
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the third annual National Influenza Vaccination Week, to be held from December 8 to 14, 2008. Activities during the week would be hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Influenza Vaccine Summit, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other partners in order to help raise awareness regarding the seriousness of influenza and the importance of annual vaccination.
ACCESSION #
35705716

 

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