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07 November 2008

Location may make a difference in flu vaccination (The Dana Foundation Web Site - 6 November 2008)

Dana_logo A study published by scientists at the University of Melbourne suggest that where one receives an influenza vaccination may influence how effective it is.  An article about the study and its implications appears in the News and Features section of the Dana Foundation Web site.

Excerpt:

In many areas of medicine, how effective a treatment is depends on whether it is directly applied to the area of injury or infection. For example, bandaging the shoulder when your wrist is broken may not provide the relief desired...

(To read the rest of the article, click here).

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