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Research Article

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

About the Authors

Deliana Kostova, Carrie Reed, Lyn Finelli, Po-Yung Cheng, Paul M. Gargiullo, David K. Shay, Joseph S. Bresee
Influenza Division, National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
James A. Singleton, Peng-jun Lu
Immunizations Services Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Martin I. Meltzer
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

Corresponding Author

Email: kiv0@cdc.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PMG DKS JAS PJL. Wrote the paper: DK. Reveiwed the manuscript: DK CR LF PYC PMG DKS JAS MIM PJL JSB. Edited the manuscript: DK CR LF PYC PMG DKS JAS MIM PJL JSB. Conceptualized the analysis: DK CR. Conceived the paper: LF JSB.