January 30th, 2013

H1N1 Flu Vaccines Safe During Pregnancy

By Logan Lafferty

 

The Norwegian study — supported by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and the U.S. National Institutes of Health — involved a slightly different H1N1 vaccine from that used in the USA, says Gregory Poland, a professor and vaccine researcher at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Norwegians added an adjuvant to their vaccine, which is intended to produce a stronger immune response.

New Parent magazine

 

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