Pharmacists and obstetrics providers can help pregnant women overcome barriers to influenza immunization

Early-season influenza vaccination rose 6.4% among pregnant women for the 2016–17 season, at 46.6% compared with 40.2% for early in the 2015–16 season, according to CDC.1 But whether that is a blip or the start of a trend heading into the 2017–18 season remains to be seen.

Early-season influenza vaccination rose 6.4% among pregnant women for the 2016–17 season, at 46.6% compared with 40.2% for early in the 2015–16 season, according to CDC.1 But whether that is a blip or the start of a trend heading into the 2017–18 season remains to be seen.