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- Mertz, Dominik; Geraci, Johanna; Winkup, Judi; Gessner, Bradford D.; Ortiz, Justin R.; Loeb, Mark
- Vaccine 2017 v.35 no.4 pp. 521-528
- risk estimate; at-risk population; pregnant women; odds ratio; systematic review; vaccination; health services; pneumonia; patients; observational studies; screening; hospitals; models; risk factors; pregnancy; pandemic; mortality; meta-analysis; Influenza A virus; vaccines; influenza; World Health Organization
- ... Pregnancy is considered to be an important risk factor for severe complications following influenza virus infection. As a consequence, WHO recommendations prioritize pregnant women over other risk groups for influenza vaccination. However, the risk associated with pregnancy has not been systematically quantified.Systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies that reported on pregnanc ...
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- Van Kerkhove, Maria D; Cooper, Michael J.; Cost, Angelia A.; Sanchez, Jose L.; Riley, Steven
- Vaccine 2015 v.33 no.49 pp. 6970-6976
- at-risk population; neoplasms; diabetes mellitus; males; vaccines; pneumonia; risk factors; comorbidity; circulatory system; vaccination; prioritization; liver diseases; obesity; coasts; military personnel; multivariate analysis; influenza; United States
- ... The progression from hospitalization for a respiratory infection to requiring substantial supportive therapy is a key stage of the influenza severity pyramid. Respiratory infections are responsible for 300,000–400,000 medical encounters each year among US military personnel, some of which progress to severe acute respiratory infections.We obtained data on 11,086 hospitalizations for pneumonia and ...
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