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David Green

1Immunisation, Hepatitis and Blood Safety Department, Public Health England

Influenza vaccination in pregnancy: A review

Influenza (or ‘flu’) is a highly infectious viral illness of the respiratory tract, with a usual incubation period of 1–3 days (Public Health England, 2013a) It can be spread by respiratory droplets,...

Prevention of neonatal whooping cough in England: The essential role of the midwife

Pertussis is a vaccine-preventable disease of global public health significance Estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO, 2011) suggest that, in 2008, about 16 million cases of pertussis...

Attitudes to immunisation in pregnancy among women in the UK targeted by such programmes

The ability to safely and effectively vaccinate in pregnancy offers important protection to both pregnant women and their babies in utero and from birth against potentially serious infectious diseases...

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