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Influenza immunisation in pregnancy

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Immunisation of pregnant mothers with inactivated trivalent influenza vaccine is recommended by the World Health Organization and by US authorities. In the USA immunisation of children aged 6–23 months is also recommended. Maternal influenza immunisation, however, is not often provided. Young infants who develop influenza are likely to be admitted to hospital and mortality from influenza in childhood is highest in …

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