APIC Study Shows Parents Cite Lack of Need as Reason for Not Getting Kids Flu Shot

From the Association for Professionals in Infection Control:

Arlington, Va, September 29, 2016 – Despite the fact that influenza leads to more hospitalizations and deaths among children than any other vaccine-preventable disease, parents frequently decline vaccinating their children against influenza because they don’t perceive the need, according to a new case-control study published in the October issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, the official publication of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).

Read more at http://www.apic.org/For-Media/News-Releases/Article?id=d5a05cc3-410b-4997-8848-9cc8efd629f4


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