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Who Should Get Influenza Vaccine When Not All Can?

Science  12 May 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5775, pp. 854-855
DOI: 10.1126/science.1125347

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Rather than thinking only about saving the most lives when considering vaccine rationing strategies, a better approach would be to maximize individuals' life span and opportunity to reach life goals.

  • The opinions expressed are the authors' and do not reflect the policies of the National Institutes of Health, the Public Health Service, or the Department of Health and Human Services.