CDC Guidance on Pregnant Women and H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu)

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has posted guidance on managing pregnant women with “confirmed, probable, or suspected” H1N1 influenza A or who have come into close contact with those who might have it. A recent MMWR report documents the course of the illness in three of the 15 cases in pregnant women that were confirmed as of May 12 and notes that, historically, pregnant women seem to be more susceptible to influenza.

 

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