Published in Vaccine Weekly, October 28th, 1996
The effort was an activity of National Adult Immunization Awareness Week, October 20-26, 1996, and was sponsored by the District of Columbia Coalition for Prevention, and coordinated by the Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care, Inc.
The initiative's purpose was to immunize seniors against influenza and also to increase public awareness of the need to be vaccinated to prevent pneumococcal pneumonia. While immunization rates for children have improved dramatically in recent years,...
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