Published in Vaccine Weekly, April 25th, 2001
K.M. Chan-Tack, with the University of Missouri, pointed out that influenza and pneumococcal infections are the most vaccine-preventable diseases among the elderly. The researcher sought to confirm that people 65 and older were not deriving full benefit from this preventive health measure.
Chan-Tack studied charts of 200 patients seen in a geriatric clinic from November 1999 to February 2000 to assess immunization status ("Influenza and...
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