Flu Vaccine Provided ‘Substantial Protection,’ CDC Says

  • The release states that the vaccine also gave significant protection against illness and emergency room visits resulting from the flu, with vaccinated individuals half as likely to experience those as unvaccinated people.
  • The CDC presented its findings during a meeting of its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, which develops recommendations for people using vaccines, in Atlanta.
  • Data shows vaccine effectiveness against the H3N2 viruses reached 45 percent, which is higher than has ever been seen for this kind of virus.
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