Influenza Vaccine for Pregnant Women in Resource-Constrained Countries: A Review of the Evidence to Inform Policy Decisions

While influenza vaccination of pregnant women may be justified on the basis of preventing maternal disease alone, demonstrating additional benefits to the newborn is important to inform policy decisions in areas with limited resources and many competing health priorities. This review article, published in Vaccine, summarizes the authors' assessment of the current status of critical information influencing accelerated introduction of influenza vaccine for pregnant women by reviewing data from low- and high-resource settings.

Author(s): Ortiz JR, Englund JA, Neuzil KM

Published: 2011

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    Citation: Ortiz JR, Englund JA, Neuzil KM. Influenza Vaccine for Pregnant Women in Resource-Constrained Countries: A Review of the Evidence to Inform Policy Decisions. Vaccine. 2011;29(27):4439-4452.