MMWR Article Examines Human Rabies Cases, Treatment Among Pregnant, Breastfeeding Women In Vietnam From 2015-2016

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Rabies Vaccine Hesitancy and Deaths Among Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women — Vietnam, 2015-2016
This article examines factors associated with human rabies among pregnant and breastfeeding women in Vietnam from 2015-2016. The findings “highlight the need for public health messaging about the safety and effectiveness of [postexposure prophylaxis (PEP)] in preventing rabies among all persons with exposures, including pregnant and breastfeeding women” (Nguyen et al., 3/2).

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