Report: H1N1 Hospitalizations Higher But Vaccinations Lower for Minorities
March 3, 2011
Black Voice News
H1N1 flu hospitalization rates for African-Americans, Hispanics, and American Indian/Alaska Natives were nearly two to one higher than rates for Whites during the 2009-2010 flu season, according to a new report, Fighting Flu Fatigue, from the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH). At the same time, both H1N1 and seasonal flu vaccination rates were lower for African Americans and Hispanics than for Whites.
During the 2009-2010 flu season:
View the full story (some sites require registration)