In Reply: Dr Rakita and colleagues relate our study findings to influenza vaccination of health care workers. It is important to clarify that our study participants were not health care workers but rather university faculty and staff, who tend to have influenza vaccination rates that are lower than that of health care workers1 and close to the national average.
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