Interim Results: Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent and Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Health-Care Personnel -- United States, August 2009-January 2010

Harris, K.M.; Maurer, J.; Black, C.L.; Euler, G.L.; LeBaron, C.W.; Singleton, J.A.; Fiore, A. E.; MacCannell, T. F.
April 2010
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/2/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 12, p357
The article discusses the National Health Interview Survey about the vaccination coverage given to health-care personnel for 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) and seasonal influenza. Findings revealed that 64.3% took either of the influenza vaccines and only 34.7% claimed receiving both vaccines. The annual vaccination scheme was encouraged by the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Health-care administrators are advised to provide influenza vaccination coverage among employees.


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