Emerging Infectious Diseases
Volume 19, Number 10—October 2013
Declining Influenza Vaccination Coverage among Nurses, Hong Kong, 2006–2012
Shui Shan Lee, Ngai Sze Wong, and Sing Lee
Seasonal influenza vaccination of nurses in Hong Kong fell from 57% in 2005 to 24% in 2012, paralleling concern for adverse reactions associated with vaccination. Decreased acceptance of vaccination was most prominent among nurses who had less work experience and more frequent contact with patients.