Flu vaccine attitudes abroad differ from U.S.
“Only the U.S. and Canada actually encourage everyone older than 6 months to get the flu vaccine.
Apparently, not a single country in Europe asks the general population to seek that same kind of protection, according to Robb Butler, the World Health Organization technical officer in vaccine preventable diseases and immunizations in the organization’s Europe office in the Netherlands.
That’s because global health experts say the data aren’t there yet to support this kind of blanket vaccination policy…”
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