Immunosenescence and influenza vaccine efficacy.

  title={Immunosenescence and influenza vaccine efficacy.},
  author={Suryaprakash Sambhara and Janet E. McElhaney},
  journal={Current topics in microbiology and immunology},
A number of protective immune functions decline with age along with physiological and anatomical changes, contributing to the increased susceptibility of older adults to infectious diseases and suboptimal protective immune responses to vaccination. Influenza vaccination is the most cost-effective strategy to prevent complications from influenza viral… CONTINUE READING