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Flu vaccination for ex-preterms and infants under 6 months—are we getting it right?
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    Flu vaccination for ex-preterms and infants under 6 months - make sure they are safe and effective
    • Andrew Riordan, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology

    I was interested to read the letter from Tinnion and Berrington about influenza vaccination for infants under 6 months [1]. Like many people I would agree that a study is urgently needed to assess the safety and immunogenicity of flu vaccines in this at-risk group.

    However using the currently available flu vaccines in this age group is unlikely to be effective. Tinnion and Berrington are incorrect when they stat...

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