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Increasing influenza vaccination coverage in recommended population groups in Europe

Blank, Patricia R. and Szucs, Thomas D.. (2009) Increasing influenza vaccination coverage in recommended population groups in Europe. Expert review of vaccines, Vol. 8, H. 4. pp. 425-433.

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Abstract

The clinical and economic burden of seasonal influenza is frequently underestimated. The cornerstone of controlling and preventing influenza is vaccination. National and international guidelines aim to implement immunization programs and targeted vaccination-coverage rates, which should help to enhance the vaccine uptake, especially in the at-risk population. This review purposes to highlight the vaccination guidelines and the actual vaccination situation in four target groups (the elderly, people with underlying chronic conditions, healthcare workers and children) from a European point of view.
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Public Health > Pharmazeutische Medizin ECPM > Pharmazeutische Medizin (Szucs)
UniBasel Contributors:Blank, Patricia R.
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Further Journal Contribution
Bibsysno:Link to catalogue
Publisher:Expert Reviews
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal item
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