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Influenza Illness and Hospitalizations Averted by Influenza Vaccination in the United States, 2005–2011

  • Deliana Kostova mail,

    kiv0@cdc.gov

    Affiliation: Influenza Division, National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Carrie Reed,

    Affiliation: Influenza Division, National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Lyn Finelli,

    Affiliation: Influenza Division, National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Po-Yung Cheng,

    Affiliation: Influenza Division, National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Paul M. Gargiullo,

    Affiliation: Influenza Division, National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • David K. Shay,

    Affiliation: Influenza Division, National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • James A. Singleton,

    Affiliation: Immunizations Services Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Martin I. Meltzer,

    Affiliation: Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections, National Center for Enteric and Zoonotic Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Peng-jun Lu,

    Affiliation: Immunizations Services Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Joseph S. Bresee

    Affiliation: Influenza Division, National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: June 19, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0066312

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 22 Jun 2013 at 00:39 GMT

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Publication: EurekAlert press release
Title: “Flu shot likely prevented 13 million illnesses, 110,000 hospitalizations from 2005-2011”
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Publication: HealthDay News
Title: “Flu Vaccine Protects Millions Annually: CDC”
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