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Lost productivity due to flu

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During flu season, in working adults ages 50 to 64 years old, flu-like illness is responsible for 45% of workdays lost and 49% of low-productivity days.

Nichol K, Lind A, Karen K, Murdoch M, et al. The Effectiveness of Vaccination Against Influenza in Healthy, Working Adults. NEJM. 1995; 333(14): 889-93. http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM199510053331401

Reference

Title
The Effectiveness of Vaccination Against Influenza in Healthy, Working Adults
Publication
NEJM
Publication Date
1995
Authors
Nichol K, Lind A, Karen K, Murdoch M, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 333, Issue 14
Pages
889-93
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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