Programmatic and research priorities for improving influenza immunization of pregnant women.


Journal Article (Review)

Despite evidence regarding the benefits of influenza immunization during pregnancy for both the pregnant woman and her infant, as well as reassuring safety data, influenza vaccination rates in pregnancy have lagged. The 2009 influenza pandemic was accompanied by increased maternal vaccination rates. In this article, we review programmatic and research priorities with regard to overcoming barriers to influenza immunization of pregnant women.

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Cited Authors

  • Ault, KA; Heine, RP; Riley, LE

Published Date

  • September 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 207 / 3 Suppl

Start / End Page

  • S75 - S77

PubMed ID

  • 22920064

Pubmed Central ID

  • 22920064

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1097-6868

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9378

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ajog.2012.06.078


  • eng