Editorial commentary: influenza vaccine: glass half full or half empty?

  title={Editorial commentary: influenza vaccine: glass half full or half empty?},
  author={John Jay Treanor and P{\'e}ter Szil{\'a}gyi},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  volume={56 10},
In this issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Ohmit and colleagues report the results of an assessment of influenza vaccine effectiveness during the 2010–2011 influenza season, using a nonrandomized, prospectively followed cohort [1]. This intriguing study had 2 surprising findings. Remarkably, the rate of polymerase chain reaction–documented influenza illness was not substantially different between those subjects who received influenza vaccine and those who did not, and the study was unable… CONTINUE READING
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