CDC: Flu vaccination rates are improving but can be better

09/26/2013 | HealthDay News

CDC officials reported Thursday that rates of annual flu vaccination increased by 5.1% in children 6 months to 17 years, and by 2.7% in adults last season, compared with the 2011-2012 season. Researchers also found that more pregnant women received flu shots, and a record number of health care workers were vaccinated. However, vaccination rates were highly variable by state and can still improve, experts said. The data were published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

View Full Article in:

HealthDay News

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Sr. Regulatory Specialist, Biotech Center of Expertise
BASF, The Chemical Co.
San Diego, CA
Food Lawyer
Wayzata, MN
Director of Clinical Research
Regenesis Biomedical, Inc.
Scottsdale, AZ
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Assistant Vice President - Dental Director
Bridgewater, NJ