Web-based analysis of adherence to influenza vaccination among French healthcare workers.

Affiliation

Laboratoire de Virologie, Institut des Agents Infectieux (IAI), Centre National de Référence des virus des infections respiratoires (dont la Grippe), HCL, Hôpital de la Croix-Rousse, 103 grande rue de la Croix-Rousse, 69317, Lyon Cedex 04, France; Virpath, CIRI, Université de Lyon, CIRI, Inserm U1111 CNRS UMR5308, ENS, UCBL, Faculté de Médecine Lyon Est, 7-11 rue Guillaume Paradin, 69372, Lyon Cedex 08, France. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Influenza is recognized as a public health threat. However, vaccine hesitancy and poor vaccine uptake have been seen in French healthcare workers (HCWs). As a result, authorities have considered implementing mandatory influenza vaccination for HCWs.

Keywords

Epidemics,Healthcare workers,Influenza virus,Vaccination,Vaccination coverage,