Vaccine-preventable diseases or their complications account for 50,000 to 90,000 adult deaths in the U.S. each year.
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Global use of vaccine prevents death
Compared to estimated deaths without vaccination, global use of vaccination in 2001 prevented: 61% of measles deaths; 69% of tetanus deaths; 78% of pertussis (whooping cough) deaths; 94% of diphtheria… [ Get More Details ]
Economic value from flu vaccine in elderly
As over 60% of the economic burden of influenza falls on those ages 65 and older, programs to reduce the impact of influenza on older Americans would have the greatest… [ Get More Details ]