How can we improve influenza vaccination compliance rates among healthcare workers? Lisa Maragakis, MD, MPH, discusses multiple strategies that have succeeded.
This case-control study investigates the association between influenza vaccination and subsequent hospitalization for community-acquired influenza pneumonia. Read the article at: http://ja.ma/1MKtoC6.
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HEALTH CARE WORKER INFLUENZA VACCINATION: A MATTER OF PATIENT SAFETY Jeffrey Davis, MD, Chief Medical Officer and State Epidemiologist for Communicable Diseases in the Wisconsin Division of Public Health, tells why influenza vaccination of healthcare [More]
Vaccinating healthcare workers against influenza does not only have benefits for vulnerable patients by preventing influenza related complications, but it also presents benefits in terms of costs for the national healthcare systems. Professor Susanna Esposito [More]
Egg allergy is an important consideration when deciding about influenza vaccination. http://www.influenzaspecialistgroup.org.au/
Influenza vaccination in egg allergic patients – Choosing Wisely
The inoculation process, at Sanofi Pasteur’s influenza vaccine manufacturing facility in Swiftwater, Pa., is a highly-automated process by which eggs are injected with the influenza virus strain. There’s no word yet on whether the company [More]
It’s flu season and national influenza vaccination awareness week! Tri-City Medical Center’s Dr. Clancy discusses how to avoid getting the flu and debunks flu shot myths. Aired on CW6 news on 12.7.2014