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Swine flu and pregnant women 19 October 2009
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What are the risks?

The Chief Medical Officer, Sir Liam Donaldson, has said that it is important for pregnant women to be immunised against swine flu as they have a particularly high risk of complications. Why are pregnant women so at risk from the infection? Is swine flu any more dangerous than seasonal flu? And when in the pregnancy should women be vaccinated?

Department of Health swine flu update
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