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The Benefits of Flu Vaccination 2015-2016 Infographic


	The benefits of flu vaccination 2015-2016

The Benefits of Flu Vaccination 2015 – 2016 (Text Version)

The estimated number of flu illnesses prevented by flu vaccination during the 2015-2016 season: 5 million, as many people use Denver International Airport in one month.

[Illustration of people outside the Denver airport with an airplane taking off into the sky.]

The estimated number of flu medical visits prevented by vaccination during the 2015-2016 season: 2.5 million, equal to the population of Portland, Oregon.

[Illustration of the word “Portland,” surrounded by a mountain, fish, bridge, and bicycles.]

The estimated number of flu hospitalizations prevented by vaccination during the 2015-2016 season: 71,000, enough to fill every registered hospital bed in the state of Texas.

[Illustration of a hospital and hospital beds in the foreground.]

DATA: Influenza Division program impact report 2015-2016, https://ww.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/2015-16.htm

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