In an op-ed featured in the New York Times on March 1st and co-authored with Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Philosophy Graduate, Justin Berstein, explores the merits of flu vaccincation:
[T]oday the flu is much more dangerous than measles. Indeed, every year since 2004 there have been a minimum of 37, and as many as 171, pediatric deaths from the flu. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists flu and pneumonia as the eighth leading causes of death in the United States, immediately after diabetes.
Full article can be found here.