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Switching flu vaccination to schoolchildren could be disastrous for older people

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7605.1188-c (Published 07 June 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1188

Flu is most dangerous for infants and older people, but schoolchildren are more efficient at spreading the virus. Because flu vaccines work better in schoolchildren than in older people, might it be more sensible to vaccinate schoolchildren …

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