Closer and closer? Maternal immunization: current promise, future horizons

June 22, 2020:

This state-of-the art manuscript highlights our current understanding of maternal immunization—the practice of vaccinating pregnant women to confer protection on them as well as on their young infants, and thereby reduce vaccine-preventable morbidity and mortality. Advances in our understanding of the immunologic processes that undergird a normal pregnancy, studies from vaccines currently available and recommended for pregnant women, and vaccines for administration in special situations are beginning to build the case for safe scale-up of maternal immunization.

Posted By: Lori Schwarze BBA
Last Updated: 6/22/2020 5:36 PM

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