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Influenza vaccination strategies should target children

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Strategies to increase influenza vaccination rates have typically targeted healthcare professionals (HCPs) and individuals in various high-risk groups such as the elderly. We argue that they should (instead or as well) focus on increasing vaccination rates in children. Because children suffer higher influenza incidence rates than any other demographic group, and are major drivers of seasonal influenza epidemics, we argue that influenza vaccination strategies that serve to increase uptake rate...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1093/phe/phx021

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Public Health Ethics Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
2
Pages:
221–234
Publication date:
2017-12-08
Acceptance date:
2017-10-14
DOI:
EISSN:
1754-9981
ISSN:
1754-9973
Pubs id:
pubs:736269
URN:
uri:41fe2eec-4db8-426f-bfe2-fcff37c7ca17
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uuid:41fe2eec-4db8-426f-bfe2-fcff37c7ca17
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pubs:736269

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