Protecting Mothers and Infants From Infectious Diseases

This fact sheet describes PATH’s work in maternal immunization—an approach of vaccinating during pregnancy to protect the mother and baby. It covers work across vaccine projects targeting respiratory syncytial virus, influenza, group B Streptococcus, and pertussis—infections that disproportionately threaten mothers and/or newborns.

Author: PATH

Published: 2019

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Resource types: PATH resource, Fact sheet

Diseases/vaccines: Influenza, Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), Group B Streptococcus (GBS)

Topics: Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global