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Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy: A Critical Assessment of the Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)

@inproceedings{Ayoub2006InfluenzaVD,
  title={Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy: A Critical Assessment of the Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)},
  author={David M Ayoub and Edward Yazbak},
  year={2006}
}
Influenza vaccination during all trimesters of pregnancy is now universally recommended in the United States. We critically reviewed the influenza vaccination policy of the CDCis Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice (ACIP) and the citations that were used to support their recommendations. The ACIPis citations and the current literature indicate that influenza infection is rarely a threat to a normal pregnancy. There is no convincing evidence of the effectiveness of influenza vaccination… 
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