Prevention of influenza in the elderly.

  title={Prevention of influenza in the elderly.},
  author={Frederick L Ruben},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  volume={30 9},
A gradual evolution has occurred in the development of influenza vaccines to their present highly purified state. Although studies are limited and vaccines are far from perfect, influenza vaccines should be used in the geriatric age group. Chemoprophylaxis is currently available against influenza A; however, studies should be made of its safety and efficacy… CONTINUE READING