Around 1 in 20 hospitalized patients will contract a healthcare-associated infection, the most common complication of hospital care.
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Costs of shingles
Among patients with acute episodes of shingles, average expenditures ranged from $112 to $287 per episode of outpatient care, $73 to $180 per antiviral treatment, and $3,221 to $7,206 per… [ Get More Details ]
Mortality rates from flu and pneumonia rise significantly with age
Death rate from pneumonia and flu is 130x higher for ages 85+ compared with people ages 45 to 54. This increased risk due to age is higher than that seen… [ Get More Details ]