- 40%of adults with cardiac disease get vaccinated
- Among adults who died of H1N1 in 2009, cardiac disease was the second most common comorbidity (behind COPD)
- The risk of hospitlization with influenza is triple for people with heart disease
- Vaccination decreases the risk of heart attack and death
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Happy Holidays, don't forget your flu shot
In a guest post on the American College of Cardiology blog, Carolyn Bridges from the CDC reminds us of a few facts about cardiac disease and influenza (citations).