FLUMUM: A PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY OF MOTHER-INFANT PAIRS ASSESSING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MATERNAL INFLUENZA VACCINATION IN PREVENTION OF INFLUENZA IN EARLY INFANCY.
Grant number: 1020035 | Funding period: 2012 - 2016
Influenza is a serious illness for young babies. Currently there are no vaccines that can be given to babies under 6 months of age to protect them from infection. This study aims to determine whether influenza vaccine given in pregnancy can prevent infection in babies up to 6 months of age.
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FluMum: a prospective cohort study of mother-infant pairs assessing the effectiveness of maternal influenza vaccination in prevention of influenza in early infancy
Kerry-Ann F O'Grady, Lisa McHugh, Terry Nolan, Peter Richmond, Nicholas Wood, Helen S Marshall, Stephen B Lambert, Mark Chatfield, Ross M Andrews
INTRODUCTION: Influenza vaccination in pregnancy is recommended for all women in Australia, particularly those who will be in thei..