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Study: High-dose Flu Vaccine May Cut Deaths in Seniors

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the most flu deaths happen in older patients over the age of 65. In a study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, researchers have discovered that a high-dose vaccine may perform better than its standard-dose counterpart to lower deaths among the elderly, at least in H3N2-dominated seasons. Read more at the University of Nebraska Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy website.