Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 13th, 2001
"Numerous studies have suggested that microbial agents may promote atherosclerosis," wrote M. Naghavi and colleagues, University Texas. "A smaller body of research has suggested that acute respiratory infection may be a risk factor for myocardial infarction (MI). We hypothesized that influenza vaccine might reduce the risk of recurrent MI in patients with documented coronary heart disease (CHD)."
The researchers conducted a case-control study incorporating 218 CHD patients who were seen at the Memorial...
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