Seasonal influenza immunisation in Europe. Overview of recommendations and vaccination coverage for three seasons: pre-pandemic (2008/09), pandemic (2009/10) and post-pandemic (2010/11).

@article{Mereckiene2014SeasonalII,
  title={Seasonal influenza immunisation in Europe. Overview of recommendations and vaccination coverage for three seasons: pre-pandemic (2008/09), pandemic (2009/10) and post-pandemic (2010/11).},
  author={Jolita Mereckiene and Suzanne Cotter and Angus Nicoll and P. L. Lopalco and Teymur Noori and J. Todd Weber and Fortunato Paolo D'Ancona and D Levy-bruhl and Luca Dematt{\`e} and Cristina Giambi and Palle Valentiner-Branth and Iwona Stankiewicz and Eva Appelgren and D O Flanagan},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 16},
  pages={20780}
}
Since 2008, annual surveys of influenza vaccination policies, practices and coverage have been undertaken in 29 European Union (EU)/ European Economic Area (EEA) countries. After 2009, this monitored the impact of European Council recommendation to increase vaccination coverage to 75% among risk groups. This paper summarises the results of three seasonal influenza seasons: 2008/09, 2009/10 and 2010/11. In 2008/09, 27/29 countries completed the survey; in 2009/10 and 2010/11, 28/29 completed it… CONTINUE READING

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