Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, July 10th, 2001
The results of surveys mailed to all long-term care facilities in 1991 and to a sample of such facilities in 1995 and 1999 indicate that vaccine coverage among residents and staff are improving but could be better, considering the high mortality rates these infections cause among the elderly, said C.G. Stevenson and colleagues at the University of Toronto.
The 380 facilities that returned surveys in 1999 reported influenza...
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