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Clinical Summary

Low risk for congenital heart defects with early pregnancy influenza vaccination

Liz Scherer   |   23 November 2022

Takeaway

  • Inactivated influenza vaccination administered in early pregnancy (including 1 month before conception) does not appear to be strongly associated with the risk for major structural congenital heart defects (CHDs).

Why this matters

  • Encourage influenza vaccine uptake in patients of reproductive age...

          

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