Cincinnati Children's Blog

Year-Round Flu Vaccinations Promote Healthier Infants in Subtropics

Vaccinating pregnant mothers year-round against flu in the resource-challenged region of subtropical Nepal reduced infant flu virus infection rates by an average of 30 percent, increased birth weights by 15 percent and resulted in babies having less influenza, according to a Cincinnati Children’s study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

Among media coverage the study received is this report from Voice of America.

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