[Secondary prevention of coronary artery disease. Flu vaccinations and new evidence of the role of infection in acute coronary syndromes].

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Recent reports have detected an increase in the number of patients with acute coronary syndromes during the flu season. More recently, case-control studies of patients with prior infarction have shown that flu vaccination significantly reduces the risk of myocardial necrosis and strokes. The World Health Organization recommended flu vaccination for the… (More)

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