Assessment of Effectiveness of Seasonal Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy in Preventing Influenza Infection in Infants in England, 2013–2014 and 2014–2015

Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume 221, Issue 1, 1 January 2020
https://academic.oup.com/jid/issue/221/1

 

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Assessment of Effectiveness of Seasonal Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy in Preventing Influenza Infection in Infants in England, 2013–2014 and 2014–2015
Jemma L Walker, Hongxin Zhao, Gavin Dabrera, Nick Andrews, Sarah L Thomas
J Infect Dis, Volume 221, Issue 1, 1 January 2020, Pages 16–20, https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiz310
We show that maternal influenza vaccination provides significant protection for infants in the first 6 months of life against influenza-related hospitalization in both the A(H1N1)pdm09– and A(H3N2)–dominated seasons.