Get Your Flu Shot!

Fall 2003 CSANews Issue 48  |  Posted date : Apr 25, 2007.Back to list

Each year, influenza kills 36,000 Americans and between 250,000 and 500,000 people worldwide. A recent study published in The New England Journal of Medicine found that flu shots reduce the risk of flu-related hospitalization by up to 32 per cent, and the risk of death from any cause by 50 per cent.

Source: The Johns Hopkins Medical Letter: Health After 50