An economic analysis of flu vaccination

Document type
Report
Author(s)
Franklin, Ben; Hochlaf, Dean
Publisher
International Longevity Centre - UK
Date of publication
5 July 2018
Subject(s)
Social Policy, Health Services, Older Adults
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This report presents findings from a new economic model on cost-benefit analyses for differing uptake and efficacy scenarios for the English flu vaccination programme.

Seasonal influenza remains a potent public health concern around the globe. Those with underlying health conditions are exposed to serious and even fatal consequences if they catch the flu. The flu continues to impose a serious burden on health services, as well as resulting in 'productivity losses' due to poor health and premature mortality.

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