Prenatal flu vax not linked to poor child health
In utero exposure to influenza vaccines doesn't appear to contribute to mortality, morbidity or adverse health outcomes in children under five years of age, a systematic review suggests.
The Australian researchers analysed nine studies carried out between 1980 and 2012 that met the inclusion criteria of:
- mother-child pairs with reported in utero exposure to influenza vaccines.
- an unexposed mother-child pair control group.
- at least one health outcome investigated in children aged six