When Pregnant, Flu Shots Are Needed Sooner Than Later

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A new study suggests that influenza infection during pregnancy may result in an increased risk of pregnancy loss and a reduction in birthweight.
This study published by The Lancet on October 29, 2020, provides data underscoring the potential importance of flu vaccination in pregnant women. The new study found women had a 0·7–0·9% risk of influenza per month of pregnancy during the influenza season.
And antenatal influenza was associated with increased risk for some adverse pregnancy outcomes.

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