Vaccination rate for flu disappointing

January 15, 2014
by Mike Ollove
USA Today (

Massachusetts had the best-in-the-nation flu vaccination rate among adults under 65 during last year's flu season. Florida had the worst.

The Trust for America's Health, which conducted the state-by-state analysis with data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), deemed the vaccination rate in the United States disappointing. It said 32 states failed to vaccinate even 40% of their residents between ages 17 and 65.

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