Strengthening the Evidence-Based Approach to Guiding Effective Influenza Vaccination Policies

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Open Access Communication
Strengthening the Evidence-Based Approach to Guiding Effective Influenza Vaccination Policies
by Giovanna Elisa Calabrò , Maria Lucia Specchia , Sara Boccalini , Donatella Panatto , Caterina Rizzo , Stefano Merler , Anna Maria Ferriero , Maria Luisa Di Pietro , Paolo Bonanni and Chiara de Waure
Vaccines 2020, 8(3), 342; https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines8030342 (registering DOI) – 27 Jun 2020
Abstract
The availability of several effective and safe vaccines enables health systems to counteract annual influenza epidemics. However, the criteria of appropriateness and sustainability require that each citizen should receive the right vaccine. The value of each vaccine can be assessed within well-known frameworks,