A Review of Influenza Vaccination among Different Population Groups in IranCorrespondence Address :
Department of Medical Virology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran;
National Influenza Center, Department of Medical Virology, School of Public Health,
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Annual influenza vaccination is the best means of prevention and control of influenza virus infection and its complications. Efforts to increase influenza vaccines coverage, especially in high-risk groups including young children, the elderly, pregnant women and immunocompromised individuals have led to substantial reduction in health burden, severity and duration of infection. This review will focus on vaccination coverage against influenza infection among different population groups in Iran. Also, available evidences of effectiveness and adverse effects of currently licensed influenza vaccines will be discussed.
Effectiveness, Immunization, Immunocompromised
Mohsen Keshavarz, Ahmad Tavakoli, Amir Sasan Mozaffari Nejad, Talat Mokhtari-Azad, Farhad Rezaei. A REVIEW OF INFLUENZA VACCINATION AMONG DIFFERENT POPULATION GROUPS IN IRAN. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2018 June [cited: 2018 Aug 16 ]; 12:LE09-LE13. Available from
Date of Submission: Jan 07, 2018
Date of Peer Review: Mar 07, 2018
Date of Acceptance: Mar 24, 2018
Date of Publishing: Jun 01, 2018
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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