TITLE

Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Children Aged 6 Months--18 Years -- Eight Immunization Information System Sentinel Sites, United States, 2008-09 Influenza Season

AUTHOR(S)
Potter, R.; Pabst, L. J.; Fiore, A. E.
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/2/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 38, p1059
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the influenza vaccination coverage of children aged 6 months to 18 in the U.S. for the 2008 to 2009 influenza season. It states that the annual influenza vaccination is recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to prevent influenza- related morbidity and mortality. It mentions that one vaccine dose is recommended for children aged 9 to 18 years old.
ACCESSION #
44498278

 

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