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Did you know: Arizona, Cruise Ships, NFL Stadiums … and Influenza?

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What does the population of Arizona, the number of passengers on more than one thousand cruise ships and the number of fans in a full NFL stadium have in common? The number of people in each situation is comparable to the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine during the 2012-2013 influenza season. 

Did you know: The Impact of Vaccines

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Every day we hear about the power of vaccines and their tremendous impact on public health. Donald Burke and co-workers have published a paper in the New England Journal of Medicine that estimated the number of diseases that have been cured by the power of these vaccines.