TITLE

Flu jab cuts hospital admissions by two thirds

AUTHOR(S)
Wise, Jacqui
PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/12/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7062, p901
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the alleged health benefits of influenza vaccinations. Reduction in hospital admissions for pneumonia, influenza, bronchitis and emphysema; Launching of the British Dept. of Health's Flu Awareness Campaign.
ACCESSION #
9611030861

 

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