Measuring meningococcal vaccination coverage among adolescents in Italy: state-of-the-art and regional challenges

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Pietro Ferrara https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0349-3221
Luciana Albano
Vincenza Gianfredi https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3848-981X

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adolescents, meningococcal vaccine, Italy, vaccine coverage

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