Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in Patients on Hemodialysis

JAMA Internal Medicine, 04/10/2012

Relative to a mismatched year, the authors found little evidence of increased vaccine effectiveness (VE) in subsequent well–matched years, suggesting that the current influenza vaccine strategy may have a smaller effect on morbidity and mortality in the end–stage renal disease population than previously thought. Alternate strategies should be investigated.

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