TITLE

Targeting influenza vaccinations of children

AUTHOR(S)
Peltola, Ville; Ruuskanen, Olli; Heikkinen, Terho
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, p1464
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the authors discuss the pediatric influenza vaccinations in the U.S. The authors suggest that influenza vaccines are effective and safe in children. The authors also say that promoting influenza vaccination and increased coverage among risk groups may provide population-level benefits to the community.
ACCESSION #
66286259

 

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