a) Women who are pregnant or within two weeks postpartum are at increased risk from influenza infection.
b) All children with egg allergy can receive influenza vaccine with no additional precaution other than those of routine vaccinations.
c) Maternal influenza immunization during pregnancy likely confers passive protection of an infant until at least 2 months of age.
d) Mortality in children with influenza B virus infection appears to be greater than that associated with influenza A virus infection.
e) The Academy and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that intranasal influenza vaccine (LAIV4) may be used only in selected children and adolescents for 2016-’17.
f) Quadrivalent influenza vaccines have been demonstrated to offer greater protection against influenza infection than trivalent vaccines.
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