McKnight’s Senior Living September 29, 2023
The results of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases’ 2023 national survey of attitudes about influenza, COVID-19, respiratory syncytial virus and pneumococcal disease are raising concerns among infectious disease experts. There are implications for residents and workers in senior living.
The NFID hosted its annual news conference on the topic on Thursday, with experts presenting survey results as well as vaccine recommendations for the upcoming respiratory season and information on final influenza vaccine coverage data for the 2022-2023 US respiratory season,.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges everyone 6 months and older to get vaccinated against flu and COVID-19 this season. Any adult 60 and older or at higher risk for severe disease should discuss the new RSV...