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Flu vaccination rate hits 66% for healthcare workers
Modern Physician

A significantly higher percentage of physicians and nurses compared with other healthcare workers received flu vaccines in the last flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports.

Just over two-thirds of all healthcare personnel (66.9%) received the influenza vaccine in the 2011-12 season, marking a 3.4 percentage-point increase from the season before, according to CDC statistics released Thursday.