Flu vax in hospital post-MI reduces further events: study

Largest trial to date underscores the value of protecting patients with heart disease from influenza.

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Inoculation against influenza for patients hospitalised with recent MI reduces the risk of death and subsequent cardiovascular events, a trial suggests.

The largest randomised study of its kind, the trial found those receiving the vaccine while in hospital were 41% less likely to die from cardiovascular or any cause over the ensuing 12 months compared with those receiving a