Published in Vaccine Weekly, February 15th, 2006
More than 36,000 people died between 1990 and 1999 from influenza, the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) recommends vaccinating healthcare workers with direct patient contact as a priority in preventing spread of the disease.
The researchers analyzed data from the 2000 National Health Interview Survey to measure flu vaccination rates among U.S. healthcare workers. From a sample of 1,651 workers, the overall vaccination rate...
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