"We know that flu vaccination not only decreases the risk of flu-related illness and complications for pregnant women, but can decrease the risk of severe flu-related illness in infants in the first 6 months, before they are old enough to get vaccinated," said Deborah Klein Walker, a vice president, senior fellow, and practice leader for Public Health and Epidemiology at Abt Associates. "Strategies that make it easier for pregnant women to get the vaccine by reducing the costs and helping health care providers recommend the vaccination at each visit are needed."Vaccination Rates Increase for Health Care Personnel
Half Of All Pregnant Women Getting Flu Shots; Vaccination Rates Increase For Health Care Personnel, Surveys Find
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