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Flu vaccination is recommended for children with chronic diseases, including diabetes.1 However, the vaccination rate in at-risk children remains low.2 3 For an effective immunisation strategy, physicians caring for at-risk children should do three things: provide correct information to parents, administer vaccine and verify correct immunisation during follow-up or routine medical visits. In Italy, at-risk children are seen by primary care physicians and by physicians in reference centres; they may also receive vaccination in vaccination centres.
We analysed the rates and the determinants of flu vaccination in the 2008–2009 season in 205 children (105 boys; mean age 12.6±3.7 years) with type …
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