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Flu vaccination may protect heart for months after the jab

Jenny Blair   |   Clinical Summary   |   19 January 2023
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A large British study found lower cardiovascular risk in higher- and lower-risk people alike.

Takeaway

  • The risk for cardiovascular events fell after influenza vaccination among people with both higher and lower underlying cardiovascular risk.

  • The flu vaccine could aid in cardiovascular disease (CVD) primary prevention.

Why this matters

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