Influenza Vaccination and Hospitalization Outcomes Among Older Patients With Cardiovascular or Respiratory Diseases

Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume 223, Issue 7, 1 April 2021
https://academic.oup.com/jid/issue/223/7

 

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Influenza Vaccination and Hospitalization Outcomes Among Older Patients With Cardiovascular or Respiratory Diseases
Yuanjie Pang, Qi Wang, Min Lv, Mengke Yu, Ming Lu
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 223, Issue 7, 1 April 2021, Pages 1196–1204, https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiaa493
Influenza vaccination was associated with lower risk of in-hospital death among patients hospitalized for cardiovascular or respiratory disease, lower risk of readmission among patients hospitalized for cardiovascular disease, and lower direct medical costs for both cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.