Research shows yearly flu shots cut deaths among elderly

11/3/2004 | USA Today

A Dutch study found annual flu shots significantly reduce deaths from all causes in those 65 and older. An American flu expert said the study, "reinforces even more our need for a secure supply of influenza vaccine." The study indicated those who had any flu shots were 22% less likely to die when compared with those not vaccinated, while those vaccinated annually were 15% less likely to die as opposed to those who received just one shot.

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