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Children’s flu, D’Ancona (Iss): shield vaccination necessary to protect the whole family

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Children’s flu, D’Ancona (Iss): shield vaccination necessary to protect the whole family

“The flu is not just a problem for the elderly, but it is a virus that puts children’s health to the test. If in general 40% of acute respiratory syndromes are associated with influenza, in children between 0 and 5 years of age the figure rises to 60-70%. Children are the most affected, especially the youngest.” To say it Paolo D’AnconaResearch Director, Department of Infectious Diseases, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Mathematical Models (EPI) of the Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS), speaking at the conference “The value of pediatric influenza vaccination: new challenges and opportunities”, promoted by AstraZeneca in Rome.

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