TITLE

Gains seen in health care workers' flu vaccination rate

AUTHOR(S)
Traynor, Kate
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;2/1/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p171
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on a survey related to seasonal influenza vaccination of medical care personnel in the U.S. According to the survey conducted by nonprofit organization Rand Corp., 49% of the health care workers reported being vaccinated against the disease by mid-November 2009, and another 12% are planning to be vaccinated. It also suggests that the U.S. is likely to meet its "Healthy People 2010" goal by achieving a 60% influenza vaccination rate among health care workers.
ACCESSION #
47922634

 

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