In resource-poor settings, vaccinating mothers against flu can protect newborns too, new study finds that

Posted by on June 2, 2016 8:39 pm
Categories: health

Each year, influenza causes between 250,000 and half a million deaths around the world. Now a new study has shown that immunizing mothers against flu can decrease by 70 percent the risk of their infants getting flu during the first four months after birth. This is the largest study so far to show that maternal vaccination against flu is feasible and effective in resource-poor environments.

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