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High-dose influenza vaccine is expected to provide cost savings and better outcomes compared to standard-dose influenza vaccine in Canadian seniors

Seasonal influenza is a global public health concern. The World Health Organization estimates 3-5 million cases of severe infection annually, resulting in up to half a million deaths. In industrialized countries, people aged 65 years or older are most vulnerable, and influenza vaccine is less effective in this age group due to the age-related weakening of the immune system.
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