November 03, 2004
Flu vaccination linked to decreased mortality
A study shows that yearly vaccination against influenza results in lower mortality among older people.
Have you had your flu jab yet? If not - and you're eligible - do make the time, because new research shows the benefit of doing so. Doctors at the Erasmus Medical Center in The Netherlands looked at vaccination and death rates among over 26,000 people aged 65 or more.
Posted by Tom Troceen