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Title:

In Defense of Flu Shots

Authors:
Amesh A. Adalja
Date posted:
January 05, 2011
Publication type:
Letter
Publication:

ACEP News 2011;30(1):4

Publisher:
American College of Emergency Physicians
Availability:
Subscription required
Introduction:

I disagree with Dr. Brian Zachariah's statement that influenza vaccination of health care personnel lacks "proven beneficience" (Letters, November 2010, p. 2), as several studies have shown decrements in staff absenteeism and nosocomial transmission of influenza in highly vaccinated health care worker cohorts.

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