Flu vaccine effectiveness in Scottish primary school age children from the 2015/16 season

Publication Date: 23 September 2016

The 2015-16 provisional end-of-season estimates of vaccine effectiveness in children presenting to hospital in Scotland. Analysis presented uses the Community Health Index number - a unique identifier to link to the Child Health Immunisation Programme data from all school age children for the 2015/16 season, NHSScotland hospitalisation data and national laboratory testing data with influenza positive and negative results from all Scottish laboratories.