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Influenza Vaccine Provides Protection Despite Drifted Strains, CDC Says

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily

Executive Summary

An adult case-control study found that influenza vaccine may still provide "substantial health benefit" despite a suboptimal match between circulating and vaccine strains. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention is planning to conduct two pediatric prospective flu vaccine studies for the 2004-2005 season.

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