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Report of the WHO technical consulatation on the effects of maternal influenza and influenza vaccination on the developing fetus: Montreal, Canada, September 30 - October 1, 2015

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In 2012, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a position paper on influenza vaccination recommending that pregnant women have the highest priority for seasonal vaccination in countries where the initiation or expansion of influenza immunization programs is under consideration. Although the primary goal of the WHO recommendation is to prevent influenza illness in pregnant women, the potential benefits of maternal immunization in protecting young infants are also recognized. The exte...

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10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.03.056

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Grant:
U50 CK000431
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Vaccine More from this journal
Volume:
35
Issue:
18
Pages:
2279–2287
Publication date:
2017-03-24
Acceptance date:
2017-03-01
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0264-410X
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pubs:686277
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uuid:060fa70d-2ce0-4a42-aea2-e1ca6f02b7ef
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686277
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2017-03-17

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