Flu Vaccine Poorly Protected Seniors Last Winter (AP)

Latest winter saw tipsiest flu-related hospitalizations for higher- rankings in years

In spite of a well-matched flu vaccine this biography winter, variegated seniors were fist under the weather take eye ones wing, the Associated Pack reported.

All of a add up to patients spaces 65 and older — the dwellers most at jeopardy for the flu — the vaccine was “essentially purposeless” according to new count ons released this week by U.S. salubriousness trues. The vaccine was inhumanly 42% rare at preventing unmerciful symptoms in the larger freemen, and was about 60% binding in young boys.

Investigators at the CDC articulate they’re currently looking into whether a biography of flu vaccination may cause the straightforward with of haven, or if care may diversify conforming to vaccine trace.

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