Dec 23, 2014
People who have been rarely vaccinated are more likely to receive a vaccination in a medical setting. Workplaces and retail locations disproportionately serve those who are regularly vaccinated.
The flu is an acute respiratory disease, with strains that include avian or bird flu, H1N1 "swine flu," and seasonal influenza. RAND tracks influenza vaccination rates in the United States, conducts tabletop exercises to help policymakers simulate an influenza pandemic, and offers toolkits to practitioners and government leaders to aid public health preparedness.