Commission report slams EU flu vaccination "failures"

20th January 2014

Out of 18 European Union (EU) member states who have provided data on their vaccination coverage for older age groups for the 2011-12 flu season, only one – the Netherlands – has met the target of 75% coverage, the European Commission has reported.

The UK comes close, at 74%, but the coverage reported by the remaining 16 countries ranges between 1.7% and 64.1%, says the Commission, in a new report on progress with the EU Council’s 2009 Recommendation on seasonal influenza vaccination.Read more at source: http://pharmatimes.com

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