TITLE

I've heard that there's a highdose flu shot available. Is it better for older adults than the regular flu shot? Should I ask for the highdose shot?

PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Nov2011, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article answers a question about the efficiency of a high-dose flu shot.
ACCESSION #
66654204

 

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