Convenience, short wait linked to increased health care worker vaccinations

Ellis, Kirsten H.
May 2008
Infectious Disease News;May2008, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p28
The article discusses a study which examined the impact of concerns about the adverse events associated with influenza vaccine on health worker vaccinations in Florida. The study surveyed 300 health workers who were waiting to receive influenza vaccine between October and November 2007. It found that belief about the adverse effects of influenza vaccine did not influence the attitude of health care workers to receiving the vaccine.


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