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Vaccine May Lower Risk of Flu by 58% in Older Adults

Researchers assessed the impact of influenza vaccine on the risk of contracting the flu in adults 60 years and older.

ALSO: Study Shows Adjuvanted Influenza Vaccination More Effective

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Associate Physician Editor, Clinical Geriatrics® Dr. Spivack is Founder, Connecticut Geriatrics Society; Medical Staff, Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT      
Affiliations: 1Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 2Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Affiliations:  1Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 2University of Maryland Medical Center and R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD
Affiliations: 1Department of Cardiology, Kelowna General Hospital, British Columbia, Canada 2Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta, Canada 3Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada

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