Effectiveness of H1N1 vaccine for the prevention of pandemic influenza in Scotland, UK: a retrospective observational cohort study

Colin R Simpson, Lewis D Ritchie, Chris Robertson, Aziz Sheikh, Jim McMenamin

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A targeted vaccination programme for pandemic H1N1 2009 influenza was introduced in Scotland, UK, in October, 2009. We sought to assess the effectiveness of this vaccine in a sample of the Scottish population during the 2009-10 pandemic.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)696-702
Number of pages7
JournalLancet Infectious Diseases
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2012


  • influenza vaccination
  • H1N1
  • vaccine
  • pandemic influenza

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