Published in Vaccine Weekly, April 24th, 2002
The study involved Army women who were not believed to have been pregnant when they got their shots. It found that the vaccine appears to have no ill effects on pregnancy rates and birth rates.
The study also suggested the vaccine does not increase the risk of birth defects when given to nonpregnant women. But those results were not conclusive because very few pregnancies occurred among the soldiers studied, the researchers said.
The study by Drs. Andrew Wiesen and Christopher Littell of Madigan Army Medical Center in...
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