• New guidance promotes vaccination access for pregnant women during epidemics

    4 days ago - By Healio

    Researchers in bioethics, maternal immunization, maternal-fetal medicine, obstetrics, pediatrics, philosophy and vaccine development and policy have collaborated to provide guidance promoting the inclusion of pregnant women in vaccine studies for emerging diseases.
    Carleigh Krubiner, PhD, associate faculty at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and project director at the Center for Global Development, said that this guidance was spurred by the Zika epidemic, where pregnant women “could not be ignored in the response.” After the group developed guidance on including
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