Flu vaccine in pregnant women

According to CDC recommendations, all pregnant women should receive the flu vaccine.
According to CDC recommendations, all pregnant women should receive the flu vaccine.

In "Managing patient perceptions of the influenza vaccine" [December 2015], I am concerned because the article says the flu vaccine is cautioned/contraindicated in pregnant women (Table 2 and page 43). This is incorrect. According to the CDC recommendations, all pregnant women or those planning to become pregnant should have the flu vaccine. I think the article is misleading with these facts and could cause confusion.—MELANIE BEST, CRNP, Seneca, Pa. (208-6)


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