Waning vaccine protection against influenza A (H3N2) illness in children and older adults during a single season.

@article{Belongia2015WaningVP,
  title={Waning vaccine protection against influenza A (H3N2) illness in children and older adults during a single season.},
  author={Edward A. Belongia and Maria E. Sundaram and David Lee McClure and Jennifer Meece and Jill M. Ferdinands and J J VanWormer},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2015},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={246-51}
}
BACKGROUND Recent studies have suggested that vaccine-induced protection against influenza may decline within one season. We reanalyzed data from a study of influenza vaccine effectiveness to determine if time since vaccination was an independent predictor of influenza A (H3N2). METHODS Patients with acute respiratory illness were actively recruited during the 2007-2008 season. Respiratory swabs were tested for influenza, and vaccination dates were determined by a validated immunization… CONTINUE READING
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