Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination and risk of stroke or transient ischaemic attack-matched case control study.


BACKGROUND Evidence that respiratory infections trigger stroke suggests that influenza or pneumococcal vaccination might prevent stroke. We aimed to investigate whether influenza or pneumococcal vaccination or both together were associated with reduced risk of stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA). METHODS We used a matched 1:1 case-control design… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.01.029


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