Effectiveness of influenza vaccination of day care children in reducing influenza-related morbidity among household contacts.

@article{Hurwitz2000EffectivenessOI,
  title={Effectiveness of influenza vaccination of day care children in reducing influenza-related morbidity among household contacts.},
  author={Eugene S. Hurwitz and Michael Haber and Andy Chang and Thomas C. Shope and Sylvia Tzu Li Teo and Michele M. Ginsberg and Norman J. Waecker and Nancy J. Cox},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2000},
  volume={284 13},
  pages={1677-82}
}
CONTEXT A growing proportion of young children in the United States participate in day care, and these children are considered to be at high risk for influenza infection. Whether vaccinating day care children reduces household transmission of influenza is not known. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of vaccinating day care children on reducing influenza-related morbidity among their household contacts. DESIGN Single-blind, randomized controlled trial conducted during the 1996-1997 influenza… CONTINUE READING
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