Trends in influenza vaccination coverage in Portugal from 1998 to 2010: effect of major pandemic threats


BACKGROUND Vaccination is the key measure available for prevention of the public health burden of annual influenza epidemics. This article describes national trends in seasonal influenza vaccine (IV) coverage in Portugal from 1998/99 to 2010/11, analyzes progress towards meeting WHO 2010 coverage goals, and addresses the effect of major public health… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-1130


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