Universal influenza vaccination in the United States: are we ready? Report of a meeting.

@article{Schwartz2006UniversalIV,
  title={Universal influenza vaccination in the United States: are we ready? Report of a meeting.},
  author={Benjamin E. Schwartz and Alan Richard Hinman and Jon S Abramson and Raymond A. Strikas and Norma J Allred and Timothy M. Uyeki and Walter A. Orenstein},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={194 Suppl 2},
  pages={S147-54}
}
Universal influenza vaccination has been proposed as one strategy to improve vaccination coverage and disease prevention. In October 2005, influenza and vaccination experts, public health practitioners, representatives from medical professional societies, influenza vaccine manufacturers, and managed care organizations met to assess whether current data were sufficient to support an expansion of universal influenza vaccination and to define information gaps and potential barriers to… CONTINUE READING