Barriers to Vaccination Among People with Parkinson’s Disease and Implications for COVID-19

Barriers to Vaccination Among People with Parkinson’s Disease and Implications for COVID-19
J Parkinsons Dis. 2021 Apr 30. doi: 10.3233/JPD-202497. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: Patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) are at higher risk of vaccine-preventable respiratory infections. However, advanced, homebound individuals may have less access to vaccinations. In light of COVID-19, understanding barriers to vaccination in PD may inform strategies to increase vaccine uptake.OBJECTIVE: To identify influenza and pneumococcal vaccination rates, including ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-05-03By Tiffany Phanhdone