Harvard Health Blog
The flu shot saves childrens lives
By: Claire McCarthy, MD, Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publications Of the 358 children who died from influenza between 2010 and 2014, only 26% had been vaccinated against it, according to a study just released in the journal Pediatrics. That means 74%, or three out of four of them, had not. And maybe if they had been vaccinated, they’d be alive right now.