Trivalent influenza vaccination randomized control trial of pregnant women and adverse fetal outcomes

Eric A.F. Simões, Marta C. Nunes, Phyllis Carosone-Link, Richard Madimabe, Justin R. Ortiz, Kathleen M. Neuzil, Keith P. Klugman, Clare L. Cutland, Shabir A. Madhi
2019 Vaccine  
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association of influenza vaccine during pregnancy and adverse fetal outcomes. Preventing fetal death, low birth weight, small for gestational age birth and preterm birth are important potential effects of antenatal maternal influenza immunization for which there are conflicting data.
doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.07.024 pmid:31331777 pmcid:PMC6694200 fatcat:wc2y37eukfczfgkquitru2asoa