Turner, Nikki; Pierse, Nevil; Bissielo, Ange; Huang, Sue Q; Baker, Michael; Widdowson, Marc-Alain; Kelly, Heath
Background: Few studies report the effectiveness of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (TIV) in preventing hospitalisation for influenza-confirmed respiratory infections. Using a prospective surveillance platform, this study reports the first such estimate from a well-defined ethnically diverse population in New Zealand (NZ). Methods: A case test-negative design was used to estimate propensity adjusted vaccine effectiveness. Patients with a severe acute respiratory infection (SARI),...[Show more]
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