IDWeek 2013: Vaccines

Maternal Influenza Vaccination Reduces Preterm and Small for Gestational Age Births

White women and those of higher socioeconomic status who received an inactivated seasonal influenza vaccine while pregnant had significantly reduced odds of preterm births, while women enrolled in the Women, Infant and Child program and Black women had reduced odds of delivering children small for gestational age, as reported at IDWeek 2013.