Offering the influenza vaccine annually to all people over the age of 50 would save around 275,000 quality-adjusted life years over the lifetimes of a birth cohort of 4 million.… [ Get More Details ]
Effectiveness of pneumonia vaccine
PPSV23 (pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine) protects against 23 types of pneumococcal bacteria and is 60% to 80% effective in preventing pneumococcal bacteremia in adults over the age of 65 who are… [ Get More Details ]
Value of smallpox eradication
An estimated $100 million spent in eradicating smallpox from 1967 to 1977 saved the world around $1.35 billion a year.
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Reduction in hospital-acquired HAIs could produce significant savings
Practices that lead to a 20% reduction in preventable hospital-acquired HAIs would save up to $6.8 billion in medical costs. a 70% reduction would lead to a savings of up… [ Get More Details ]