2010 - Influenza vaccination of children and adolescents decreased influenza infection in nonvaccinated community members

Schectman, Joel
July 2010
ACP Journal Club;7/20/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 1, p9
Academic Journal
The article offers the author's views on a research finding that vaccination of children for influenza reduces risk for influenza among nonrecipient community residents. The author says that the study has provided much needed evidence that the indirect protective effect of vaccinating a healthy cohort likely to transmit infection to the population most susceptible to infection.


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