Health Affairs Blog: The Cost Of US Adult Vaccine Avoidance: $8.95 Billion In 2015

Health Affairs Blog:  The Cost Of US Adult Vaccine Avoidance: $8.95 Billion In 2015

October 12, 2016

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only 42 percent of US adults ages 18 and older received the flu vaccine in the 2015–16 flu season. This is just one example of US adults’ not receiving vaccinations at recommended levels, which can lead to avoidable costs of doctor visits, hospitalizations, and lost productivity.... [Read more at Health Affairs Blog]