Study rebuts concerns about multiple vaccination timing
By Randy Dotinga
(HealthDay News) — Because pregnant women and newborns are particularly vulnerable to the flu and its complications, guidelines recommend a flu shot during pregnancy. However, it wasn’t known whether that vaccine would work if a woman had already received a flu shot recently.
But a new study found that mother and baby will both be well-protected by a flu shot given during pregnancy, regardless of whether the mother got another one recently.
“Vaccinations in pregnant women work whether they have the vaccine the previous year or not,” said