Effectiveness of the influenza vaccine at preventing hospitalization due to acute exacerbation of cardiopulmonary disease in Korea from 2011 to 2012

Yu Bin Seo; Won Suk Choi; Ji Hyeon Baek; Jacob Lee; Joon Young Song; Jin Soo Lee; Hee Jin Cheong; Woo Joo Kim
February 2014
Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics;Feb2014, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p1
Academic Journal
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