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Interim estimates of the effectiveness of seasonal trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in preventing influenza hospitalisations and primary care visits in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2014

Turner, Nikki; Pierse, Nevil; Huang, Q S; Radke, S.; Bissielo, Ange; Thompson, Mark G; Kelly, Heath


We present preliminary results of influenza vaccine effectiveness (VE) in New Zealand using a case test- negative design for 28 April to 31 August 2014. VE adjusted for age and time of admission among all ages against severe acute respiratory illness hospital presentation due to laboratory-confirmed influenza was 54% (95% CI: 19 to 74) and specifically against A(H1N1) pdm09 was 65% (95% CI:33 to 81). For influenza-con- firmed primary care visits, VE was 67% (95% CI: 48 to 79) overall and 73%...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Eurosurveillance (Print)
Access Rights: Open Access


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