A maternal mortality rate of 1% was reported during the 2009-2010 influenza pandemic, with influenza in pregnancy posing a serious risk to maternal health. A high level of suspicion coupled with prompt diagnosis and treatment is paramount to minimizing morbidity and mortality. Vaccination during pregnancy should be of high priority to improve both maternal and neonatal outcomes.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Jun 1 2015|
- Maternal morbidity
- Respiratory illness
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Obstetrics and Gynecology