Influenza vaccine coverage among health care workers in Victorian public hospitals

  title={Influenza vaccine coverage among health care workers in Victorian public hospitals},
  author={Ann L. Bull and Noleen J Bennett and Helen C Pitcher and Philip L. Russo and Michael Richards},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
Objective: To assess influenza vaccine uptake among health care workers in Victorian public hospitals in 2005. 

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