New Advice On Swine Flu For Pregnant Women

New Advice on Swine Flu for Pregnant Women

Pregnant women need only one does, but children under 10 still need two doses, federal officials said.

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  • Swine flu outbreak 15 times deadlier than thought
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  • WHO's response to swine flu pandemic flawed
    An expert panel commissioned by the World Health Organization to investigate its handling of the swine flu pandemic has slammed mistakes made by the U.N. body and warned tens of millions could die if there is a severe flu outbreak in the future.... More
  • CDC Commentary: Advice for Patients Traveling During Flu Season
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    11/28/2020 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Free pregnancy advice books from Tommy’s
    Pregnancy charity, Tommy’s mission is to support pregnant women and give every baby the best chance of being born healthy. Tommy’s fund medical research into the causes of premature birth, stillbirth ...
    03/17/2019 - 6:10 am | View Link
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