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From the Publishers of the New England Journal of Medicine

In Pregnancy, Treat Suspected H1N1 Promptly Without Awaiting Test Results In Pregnancy, Treat Suspected H1N1 Promptly Without Awaiting Test Results In Pregnancy, Treat Suspected H1N1 Promptly Without Awaiting Test Results

Pregnant women with novel H1N1 are at increased risk for severe complications, and they should be treated promptly with anti-influenza drugs, according to research from the CDC published in the Lancet.

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  1. Pregnant women should be especially cognizant of many things, including toxoplasmosis (our family bought a cat genie 120 to remove that threat) and the flu is certainly a concern, but with the untested nature of the vaccine each woman must decide for herself the immediate threat of the flu in contrast to the long-term effects on her baby (if any).

    Obviously hindsight is 20/20 here, but so far H1N1 has not turned out to be the threat it was predicted it may be.