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The Benefits of Flu Vaccination 2017-2018 Infographic

The Benefits of Flu Vaccination 2017-2018 Infographic (Text Version)

The estimated number of flu illnesses prevented by flu vaccination during the 2017-2018 season: 7 million, about the population of New York City.

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The estimated number of flu hospitalizations prevented by vaccination during the 2017-2018 season: 109,000. About the number of vehicles crossing the Golden Gate Bridge each day.

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The estimated number of flu deaths prevented by vaccination during the 2017-2018 season: 8,000. Twice the number of hospitals in the United States

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DATA: Journal Clinical Infectious Disease, Eects of Inuenza Vaccination in the United States during the 2017–2018 Influenza Season, https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz075

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