AAP Study: Unvaccinated Children Accounted for Majority of Pediatric Flu Deaths from 2010-2014

​A new study of deaths in children from influenza analyzed over four flu seasons found that most deaths occurred in unvaccinated children. The study, “Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Against Pediatric Deaths: 2010-2014,” to be published in the May 2017 issue of Pediatrics (April 3 online) analyzed 291 deaths of children between ages 6 months through 17 years.  Click here to view the entire study.