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Immunizing Kids Against Flu May Prevent Deaths Among the Elderly

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Science  12 Nov 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5699, pp. 1123
DOI: 10.1126/science.306.5699.1123

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Increasing evidence suggests that vaccinating schoolchildren can create a "herd immunity" that indirectly benefits the unvaccinated.