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Flu shot does not reduce risk of death

2008 Study posted for filing Contact: Keely Savoie ksavoie@thoracic.org 212-315-8620 American Thoracic Society The widely-held perception that the influenza vaccination reduces overall mortality risk in the elderly does not withstand careful scrutiny, according to researchers in Alberta. The vaccine does confer protection against specific strains of influenza, but […]